Postcolonial Pacific Writing: Representations of the Body (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) (Hardcover)

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This major new interdisciplinary study focuses on the representation of the body in the work of eight of Polynesia's most significant contemporary writers. Drawing on anthropology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, history and medicine, Postcolonial Pacific Writing develops an innovative postcolonial framework specific to the literatures and cultures of this region.

About the Author


Michelle Keown is Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures at the University of Stirling. She has published widely on Maori and Pacific writing.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415299572
ISBN-10: 0415299578
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 21st, 2005
Pages: 237
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures