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Postcolonial Wales

by Jane Aaron

Postcolonial Wales Synopsis

A collection of essays that uses questions, hypotheses and concepts drawn from postcolonial theory to understand the culture and politics of post-devolution Wales. Beginning with discussions of how Wales as a nation has been understood historiographically, as well as historically, the book focuses in the next section on society and politics in post-devolution Wales. The final section of the volume considers Welsh cultural difference in terms of literature, the mass media, music, drama and the visual arts. Flexible in approach and diverse in their approaches, each contribution aims to stimulate ideas and suggest new ways of thinking about contemporary Wales.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780708318560
Publication date: 22nd June 2005
Author: Jane Aaron
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Cultural studies,

About Jane Aaron

Jane Aaron is Professor of English at the University of South Wales. She is the author of Pur fel y Dur - Y Gymraes yn Llen Menywod y Bedwaredd Ganrif ar Bymtheg (University of Wales Press, 1998) and edited Our Sisters' Land (reprinted 2004) and Postcolonial Wales (2005). Her most recent book is Welsh Gothic (University of Wales Press, 2013). Chris Williams is Professor of History and Head of the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University.

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