EMPIRE WRITING, an anthology of colonial literature 1870-1918, edited with an introduction and notes by Elleke Boehmer

: Boehmer (E.) ed.

R 330.00
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507pp., paperback, Reprint, Oxford, (1998) 2009


Short stories, poems, essays, travel writing, and memoirs. Writers include David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanely, H. Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, Olive Schreiner, Joseph Conrad, Solomon Plaatje, and a selection of writings on The South African War (1899-1902).

Elleke Boehmer is Wolfson Reader in World Literature in English at Oxford University. She is the author of Colonial and Postcolonial Literature and the novels Screens Against the Sky and An Immaculate Figure.