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The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetry

The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetry Languages and literature Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 1 · 2018 · 12-15 postcolonial poetry of Ireland and postcolonial References poetry of Great Britain. Ivic, C. (2017), Shakespeare and National Identity: A Dictionary, The second section, styles, presents five chapters Bloomsbury, London. which explore different approaches to forms and Raleigh, W. (1907), Shakespeare, Macmillan, London. modes of poetries: multicentric modernism and Smith, B.R. (Ed.) (2016), The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of postcolonial poetry; postcolonial poetry and form; Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Vol. 2. postcolonial poetry and experimentalism; orality, Creoles and postcolonial poetry in performance; and postcolonial protest poetry. The third and final RR 2018/010 section uses the heading spaces, embodiments, disseminations to present six chapters exploring The Cambridge Companion to pertinent themes which arise across these poetries: Postcolonial Poetry the city, place, and postcolonial poetry; landscape, Edited by Jahan Ramazani the environment and postcolonial poetry; gender and Cambridge University Press sexuality in postcolonial poetry; publishing postcolonial poetry; and globalization and Cambridge postcolonial poetry. A guide to further reading is presented across xxvii 1 276 pp. nine pages at the end of the book, arranged under ISBN 978 1 107 09071 2 (hbck); ISBN 978 1 107 46287 8 the headings of the geographic areas featured in the book, and including a section on postcolonial (pbck); ISBN 978 1 108 22954 8 (e-book); poetry as broadly approached. This makes an £71.99 $89.99 (hbck); £21.99 $28.99 (pbck); $23 (e-book) excellent starting point for readers wishing to Cambridge Companions to Literature pursue any of the chapter topics in greater depth. Keywords English literature, Poetry The index comprising five pages largely registers the names of poets and writers, which helpfully Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0165 guides the reader towards the appearance of any Early in the introduction to this volume in the specific poet they may wish to reference but sadly Cambridge Companions to Literature series, the also misses an opportunity to signal other editor Jahan Ramazani interrogates the term concerns – themes and topics – which might be “postcolonial”; “Both within and outside the field of pertinently tracked across this volume. Once again postcolonial studies, the term ‘postcolonial’ has been this title meets the high standards we expect from criticized for being too political, too homogenizing, the Cambridge Companion to Literature series. too victim-centered, too colonially-fixated, or just Recommended for university and college libraries premature amid persisting neocolonialisms” supporting literature courses and larger public (pp. 1-2). It follows then that the scope of the essays libraries seeking to ensure their poetry collections collectedinthisvolumeiswideranging anddiverse. reflect current thinking in the field. The introduction summarises the focus of the book, Linda Kemp thus: “on the poetry of the English-speaking peoples Health Information Researcher, Nottingham Trent of the Caribbean, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, University, Nottingham, UK and the Pacific Islands; of the former settler colonies such as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, especially non-Europeans; of Ireland, Britain’s oldest RR 2018/011 colony; of other former British colonies, such as Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography Cyprus and Singapore; and of postcolonial Britain Robert B. Zeuschner itself, particularly Black and Asian immigrants and their descendants” (p.2). Front matter of contents, a Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. list of contributors, acknowledgements and a Tarzana, CA 13-page chronology precede the substance of the book. The chronology lists key publications and xliii 1 620 pp. events dating from 1900 to 2016, which serves to ISBN 978 1 945462 00 9 usefully contextualise some of the publications discussed further in the book. The book is divided $100 into 3 sections and 18 chapters. Each chapter is Also available in a Deluxe Edition signed by the author (ISBN written by an academic with expertise in the area on 978 1 945462 01 6 $150) which they write and is engagingly and accessibly written, providing an overview of the subject. Part 1, Keywords Bibliography, Fiction, United States of America regions, has a chapter each on the poetries of the Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0170 postcolonial Caribbean, postcolonial African, postcolonial South Asian, postcolonial Pacific, Edgar Rice Burroughs (ERB) is generally known Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canadian, today, if at all, as the creator of the famous http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

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Languages and literature Reference Reviews Volume 32 · Number 1 · 2018 · 12-15 postcolonial poetry of Ireland and postcolonial References poetry of Great Britain. Ivic, C. (2017), Shakespeare and National Identity: A Dictionary, The second section, styles, presents five chapters Bloomsbury, London. which explore different approaches to forms and Raleigh, W. (1907), Shakespeare, Macmillan, London. modes of poetries: multicentric modernism and Smith, B.R. (Ed.) (2016), The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of postcolonial poetry; postcolonial poetry and form; Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Vol. 2. postcolonial poetry and experimentalism; orality, Creoles and postcolonial poetry in performance; and postcolonial protest poetry. The third and final RR 2018/010 section uses the heading spaces, embodiments, disseminations to present six chapters exploring The Cambridge Companion to pertinent themes which arise across these poetries: Postcolonial Poetry the city, place, and postcolonial poetry; landscape, Edited by Jahan Ramazani the environment and postcolonial poetry; gender and Cambridge University Press sexuality in postcolonial poetry; publishing postcolonial poetry; and globalization and Cambridge postcolonial poetry. A guide to further reading is presented across xxvii 1 276 pp. nine pages at the end of the book, arranged under ISBN 978 1 107 09071 2 (hbck); ISBN 978 1 107 46287 8 the headings of the geographic areas featured in the book, and including a section on postcolonial (pbck); ISBN 978 1 108 22954 8 (e-book); poetry as broadly approached. This makes an £71.99 $89.99 (hbck); £21.99 $28.99 (pbck); $23 (e-book) excellent starting point for readers wishing to Cambridge Companions to Literature pursue any of the chapter topics in greater depth. Keywords English literature, Poetry The index comprising five pages largely registers the names of poets and writers, which helpfully Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0165 guides the reader towards the appearance of any Early in the introduction to this volume in the specific poet they may wish to reference but sadly Cambridge Companions to Literature series, the also misses an opportunity to signal other editor Jahan Ramazani interrogates the term concerns – themes and topics – which might be “postcolonial”; “Both within and outside the field of pertinently tracked across this volume. Once again postcolonial studies, the term ‘postcolonial’ has been this title meets the high standards we expect from criticized for being too political, too homogenizing, the Cambridge Companion to Literature series. too victim-centered, too colonially-fixated, or just Recommended for university and college libraries premature amid persisting neocolonialisms” supporting literature courses and larger public (pp. 1-2). It follows then that the scope of the essays libraries seeking to ensure their poetry collections collectedinthisvolumeiswideranging anddiverse. reflect current thinking in the field. The introduction summarises the focus of the book, Linda Kemp thus: “on the poetry of the English-speaking peoples Health Information Researcher, Nottingham Trent of the Caribbean, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, University, Nottingham, UK and the Pacific Islands; of the former settler colonies such as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, especially non-Europeans; of Ireland, Britain’s oldest RR 2018/011 colony; of other former British colonies, such as Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography Cyprus and Singapore; and of postcolonial Britain Robert B. Zeuschner itself, particularly Black and Asian immigrants and their descendants” (p.2). Front matter of contents, a Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. list of contributors, acknowledgements and a Tarzana, CA 13-page chronology precede the substance of the book. The chronology lists key publications and xliii 1 620 pp. events dating from 1900 to 2016, which serves to ISBN 978 1 945462 00 9 usefully contextualise some of the publications discussed further in the book. The book is divided $100 into 3 sections and 18 chapters. Each chapter is Also available in a Deluxe Edition signed by the author (ISBN written by an academic with expertise in the area on 978 1 945462 01 6 $150) which they write and is engagingly and accessibly written, providing an overview of the subject. Part 1, Keywords Bibliography, Fiction, United States of America regions, has a chapter each on the poetries of the Review DOI 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0170 postcolonial Caribbean, postcolonial African, postcolonial South Asian, postcolonial Pacific, Edgar Rice Burroughs (ERB) is generally known Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canadian, today, if at all, as the creator of the famous

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