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Poetry and Decolonization

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetic effects of the decolonization of the British Empire. The analysis uses Edward Said's ideas of cross-national affiliation and decolonizing cultural resistance. It ... More


Poetry and the TranslocalBlackening Britain

Jahan Ramazani

in A Transnational Poetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines how postcolonial and black British poets and calypso singers reimagined metropolitan England in relation to African and Caribbean cultures and histories. It discusses how black ... More


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