Download e-book for kindle: Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes: Rewriting the Script by Robert Fraser

By Robert Fraser

ISBN-10: 041540293X

ISBN-13: 9780415402934

ISBN-10: 0415402948

ISBN-13: 9780415402941

This brilliant research attracts jointly the disparate fields of postcolonial concept and publication background in a difficult and illuminating way.

Robert Fraser proposes that we now glance past the normal equipment of the Anglo-European bibliographic paradigm, and discover ways to savor as an alternative the variety of shapes that verbal expression has assumed throughout assorted societies. this modification of angle will inspire scholars and researchers to question developmentally conceived versions of verbal exchange, and movement as an alternative to a re-formulation of simply what's intended via a publication, an writer, a text.

Fraser illustrates his mixed procedure with comparative case experiences of print, script and speech cultures in South Asia and Africa, ahead of panning out to check conflicts and paradoxes bobbing up in parallel contexts. The re-orientation of procedure and the freshness of view provided through this quantity will foster figuring out and inventive collaboration among students of other outlooks, whereas delivering an intensive critique to these pointed out in its concluding part as purveyors of world literary power.

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