ENGL31011: Postcolonial Literature and Theory
Dr Robert Spencer (Robert.Spencer@manchester.ac.uk)
The following is a list of the books that you will be asked to purchase for this course, and may wish to begin reading over the summer. Additional course readings will be provided closer to the start date of the course.
Before the course begins you should have read Edward W. Said’s Culture and Imperialism (London: Vintage, 1993). This text will be referred to repeatedly throughout the course and will be discussed in detail in the first seminar.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions (London: Ayebia, 1988)
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, ed. Paul B. Armstrong (New York: Norton Critical Editions, 1991)
Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North, trans. Denys Johnson-Davies (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003)
Ayi Kwei Armah, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (London: Heinemann, 1988)
Salman Rushdie, Shame (London: Vintage, 1995)
J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace (London: Vintage, 1999)
Joe Sacco, Palestine (London: Jonathan Cape, 2001)
Nadine Gordimer, The Conservationist (London: Bloomsbury, 2005)
Sam Jones l English Literature, American Studies and Creative Writing Programmes Administrator|
The School of Arts, Languages & Cultures l Room W113 Samuel Alexander Building |The University of Manchester |Oxford Road Manchester, M13 9PL | Tel. +44 (0) 161 275 8590|