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Scottish literature and postcolonial literature

Michael Gardiner

Scottish literature and postcolonial literature

comparative texts and critical perspectives

by Michael Gardiner

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Commonwealth literature (English),
  • Postcolonialism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-273) and index.

    Statementedited by Michael Gardiner, Graeme Macdonald, and Niall O"Gallagher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8519 .S36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25096613M
    ISBN 100748637745
    ISBN 109780748637744
    LC Control Number2011431327
    OCLC/WorldCa635463896

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