Understanding American Fiction as Postcolonial Literature. Literature in the Historical Development of a Fluctuating Cultural Identity

Author: Daniels, Patsy J.
Year:2011
Pages:180
ISBN:0-7734-1435-5
978-0-7734-1435-8
Price:159.95
This book asserts that American literature is a postcolonial literature and that the values inherent in American literature reflect the mother culture, England. The author constructs an all-encompassing theory to support her assertion.

Reviews

“…With her study, [the author] shows that American Literature is, indeed, a truly postcolonial literature.” -Dr. Shawn Holliday, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

“…encompasses an enormous amount and prodigious scope of research on complex American history, political events, and cultural shifts that have conditioned the production of American fiction…” -Dr. Youngsuk Chae, University of North Carolina, Pembroke