The serious work of humor in postcolonial literature.

THE SERIOUS WORK OF HUMOR IN POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE. by. Adele Marian Holoch. An Abstract. Of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment. of the requirements for the. Doctor of Philosophy degree. in English. in the Graduate College of. The University of Iowa. December 2012. Thesis Supervisor: Associate Professor Priya Kumar.

The Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group has an international reputation in postcolonial literary studies, and engages with literary works representing colonial, neo-colonial and contemporary global experience. Particular specialisms include the literatures of South Asia, Southern Africa, the Caribbean, Britain and West Africa. The group has been involved in five major externally.

Postcolonial Studies - PhD, MA - Canterbury - Postgraduate.

Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant.Doctoral Reading List Postcolonial Literature All examinees will be tested over List A and any two (2) lists of their choosing from lists B through I. List A Core List CLR James, The Black Jacobins Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth Edward Said, Orientalism and Culture and Imperialism Ashcroft, Griffith, et al. The Empire Writes Back Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities Ngugi Wa Thiong.View Postcolonial Literature Research Papers on Academia.edu for free.


A doctorate will be awarded if the thesis is judged to be of an appropriate standard, and the research makes a definite contribution to knowledge. A PhD is the highest postgraduate degree awarded by the University. PhD Opportunities in English Literature. The department is able to support students wishing to develop research projects in each of the main periods of English and Scottish.PhD: a research project undertaken across three years (full-time, plus a writing up period), culminating in an 80,000 word thesis. As well as having the option to audit taught units, there may be the potential for PhD students to teach units themselves from their second year of study onwards. Research in the Department of English brings the core values of our discipline - textual scholarship.

Ph. D. Reading List Post-Colonial Literature and Theory The following is a fundamental reading list for doctoral candidates to use as a guide in preparing for their comprehensive examination in the field of Post-Colonial Literatures. A student is expected to have read widely in the field; to be thoroughly familiar with the major writers; and to read widely in the journal literature. The.

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Gad, Yasmine (2014) I Take Back My Body: Mapping the Female Body in Postcolonial Literature. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent,. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id: 49618) PDF Language: English Restricted to Repository staff only Contact us about this Publication. Abstract. This dissertation.

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Caroline Schwenz (Ph.D.): postcolonial studies, Caribbean literature, diasporic literature Caroline Schwenz graduated from Emory University in 2017. Her dissertation forwards a postcolonial theory of laughter and comedy that attends to the reasons why such literature frequently turns to comedy instead of tragedy. She was a Mellon Graduate.

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The work here seeks to revamp the way that we read, write and understand the postcolonial during an era in which the field's modishness has receded somewhat, but when its historic objectives remain. Broadly speaking, the thesis is an attempt to examine the ideas that, merged together, equate to the current geography of the postcolonial world.

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MA Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies “The School of English is a wonderfully welcoming place to learn and develop as a scholar. It is a hub for lectures, talks and meetings and the staff always encouraged me.” More. Share this page. Twitter; Facebook; Linkedin; Print this page. Print this page. Overview. Discover the richness and diversity of Anglophone postcolonial cultures.

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MA Postcolonial Studies; MPhil or PhD Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies; Postgraduate Modules; Undergraduate Modules; School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Dissertation in Cultural, Literary, and Postcolonial Studies Module Code: 15PCSC999 Credits: 60 FHEQ Level: 7 Taught in: Full Year. The dissertation is a core component of all Masters programmes at SOAS. The supervised.

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The study of postcolonial or international literatures in English has been carried out within the Faculty of English at Oxford since the early 1990s. World literature and postcolonial literary studies now forms a leading research area in the Faculty, which was consolidated in 2013 with the establishment of the MSt in World literature in English. We have a distinguished record in particular in.

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The culmination of the PhD in English Literature is a sustained piece of written work that makes an original contribution to knowledge and understanding in a chosen field of study. Successful PhD students are trained in the most sophisticated critical and theoretical practices in preparation for a career in Higher Education or professional employment requiring advanced research skills and.

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University of Otago City of Literature PhD Scholarship information. About PhD study. The PhD degree at the University of Otago is by thesis only. Over the course of three years of full-time study, PhD candidates are expected to produce an original piece of research of 80,000 to 100,000 words. All PhD candidates work closely with two supervisors.

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What is Postcolonial Literature? In a broad sense, postcolonial literature is writing which has been “affected by the imperial process from the moment of colonization to the present day” (Ashcroft et al, 2). In India’s case, this includes novels, poetry, and drama which were written both during and after the British Raj or “Reign,” which came to a formal conclusion with Indian.

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