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Low, Gail

A Black British Canon?

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Gail Low, Marion Wynne-Davies

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

2. Foreword: Migration, Modernity and English Writing — Reflections on Migrant Identity and Canon Formation
Mike Phillips

Part I. Interrogating the Canon

3. ‘The Ghost of Other Stories’: Salman Rushdie and the Question of Canonicity?
James Procter

4. Not Good Enough or Not Man Enough? Beryl Gilroy as the Anomaly in the Evolving ‘Black British Canon’
Sandra Courtman

5. In the Eyes of the Beholder: Diversity and Cultural Politics of Canon Reformation in Britain
Gail Low, Marion Wynne-Davies

Part II. New Languages of Criticism

6. Fantasy Relationships: Black British Canons in a Transnational World
John McLeod

7. ‘New Forms’: Towards a Critical Dialogue with Black British ‘Popular’ Fictions
Andy Wood

Part III. Genealogies and Interventions

8. Texts of Cultural Practice: Black Theatre and Performance in the UK
Michael McMillan

9. Canon Questions: Art in ‘Black Britain’
Leon Wainwright

10. ‘Shaping Connections’: From West Indian to Black British
Gail Low

11. Afterword: In Praise of a Black British Canon and the Possibilities of Representing the Nation ‘Otherwise’
Alison Donnell

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Fiction, Ethnicity Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
226 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230625693
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-52156-2

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