Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Literature

Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Literature

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Acheraiou, Amar. Rethinking Postcolonialism: Colonialist Discourse in Modern Literatures and the Legacy of Classical Writers. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 (ISBN: 9780230552050).

Although postmodernism is not part of the title of this book, postcolonialist theory is an important theme that is examined as a part of postmodern cultural theory Acheraiou analyzes the theme of colonialism in literature and provides his own analysis of postcolonialism in relation to colonial history.

Ashton, Jennifer. From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005 (ISBN: 9780521855044).

As part of the Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture series, this book is a must-have for any library. This book is an excellent resource for those interested in understanding the links between modernist and postmodernist theories in relation to modern and contemporary poetry, explaining and analyzing the works of key authors of these movements.

Hoffmann, Gerhard. From Modernism to Postmodernism: Concepts and Strategies of Postmodern American Fiction. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005 (ISBN: 9789042018860). …

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