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

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This groundbreaking 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 Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. She has published widely on Maori and Pacific writing.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415550505
ISBN-10: 0415550505
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures