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Searching for Eden : New World literatures

McLaren, John (1990) Searching for Eden : New World literatures. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Contains a discourse on the literature of the New World - the new worlds of the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. The author argues that the writers in the new worlds are forced to make a conscious choice between the forms of language and literature brought by the imperialists and those that have developed in the new world itself. While these may be the forms recovered from a pre-colonial past or forms developed during the colonial period itself, in either case they will now be marked by the experience of imperialism.

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: new world literature, imperialism, language, human culture, North America, United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, fiction, Maori writers, novels, Asia, Latin America, Africa, MCLAREN-BOXB7-DOC2
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Collections > McLaren Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 00:42
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17184
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