A Black British Canon?

Editors: Low, G., Wynne-Davies, M. (Eds.)

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This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself.

About the authors

SANDRA COURTMAN Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Staffordshire University, UK ALISON DONNELL Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literatures, Nottingham Trent University, UK FEMI FOLORUNSO Arts Development Officer, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, UK JOHN MCLEOD Lecturer in English, University of Leeds, UK MICHAEL MCMILLAN Playwright (TV and theatre) and Academic Writer MIKE PHILLIPS Academic, Writer, Broadcaster, Journalist, Critic and award-winning Crime Writer; also Cross-Cultural Curator at the Tate Gallery, London JAMES PROCTER Lecturer in English Studies, University of Stirling, UK LEON R. WAINWRIGHT Research Fellow in Art History, University of Sussex, UK ANDY WOOD Currently completing Doctoral dissertation on Black British Culture, University of Dundee, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Low, Gail (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Foreword: Migration, Modernity and English Writing — Reflections on Migrant Identity and Canon Formation

    Phillips, Mike

    Pages 13-31

  • ‘The Ghost of Other Stories’: Salman Rushdie and the Question of Canonicity?

    Procter, James

    Pages 35-49

  • Not Good Enough or Not Man Enough? Beryl Gilroy as the Anomaly in the Evolving ‘Black British Canon’

    Courtman, Sandra

    Pages 50-73

  • In the Eyes of the Beholder: Diversity and Cultural Politics of Canon Reformation in Britain

    Low, Gail (et al.)

    Pages 74-90

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Black British Canon?
Editors
  • G. Low
  • M. Wynne-Davies
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-62569-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230625693
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-4268-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52156-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 213
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