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Title: Late postcoloniality : state, violence and wealth in the literatures of early 21st century Portuguese-speaking Africa
Author: Santos, Emanuelle Rodrigues dos
ISNI:       0000 0004 5992 817X
Awarding Body: University of Warwick
Current Institution: University of Warwick
Date of Award: 2016
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This study is a comparative analysis of the representations of State, violence and wealth in early 21st Century novels belonging to the literatures of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe. It departs from a dialogue with the international criticism of these national literatures and with the field of postcolonial studies to produce a critical intervention which responds to these two wide fields of academic inquiry. As a result, this work argues for a transformation in both fields. It proposes that both the critique of African Literatures written in Portuguese and the field of postcolonial studies must turn their attention to the post-independence internal dimension of these countries in order to promote a much needed refashioning of the concept of postcoloniality.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: CAPES (Organization ; Brazil)
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia ; Africa ; Oceania