Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis

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Contents
Acknowledgementsix
Introduction: Locating postcolonial London 1
1 Making a song and dance:
Sam Selvon and
Colin MacInnes 24
2 London, England:
V. S. Naipaul,
Doris Lessing and
Janet Frame 59
3 Living room:
Buchi Emecheta,
Joan Riley and
Grace Nichols 93
4 Babylon's burning:
Linton Kwesi Johnson,
Hanif Kureishi and
Salman Rushdie 126
5 Millennial currents:
David Dabydeen,
Fred D'Aguiar and
Bernardine Evaristo 158
Coda: 'No fenky-fenky road' 189
Bibliography195
Index205

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Making a Song and Dance 24
  • 2 - London, England 59
  • 3 - Living Room 93
  • 4 - Babylon's Burning 126
  • 5 - Millennial Currents 158
  • Coda 189
  • Bibliography 195
  • Index 205
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