Postcolonialism and Literature – Reading the others. Suggested readings — Bodies in the Library:
This is my last post on postcolonialism for the moment, so here you have the long-awaited and promised list of suggested works. Click on the titles to buy the books at Book Depository. UPDATE: I will update this list with works I get to read in my courses. POETRY Ten by Bernardine Evaristo The Next Poems by Mutabaruka Postcolonial Poetry in English NARRATIVE How to read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu (US migration) Small Island by Andrea Levy (Jamaica) REVIEW The Long Song by Andrea Levy (Jamaica) The Help by Kathryn Stockett (US racism) REVIEW The Constant Gardener by John LeCarré (Kenya) Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe REVIEW Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid (West Indies) Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid (West Indies) Bless me Última by Rudolfo A. Anaya (Chicano/Mexican) How the Garcia Girls lost their Accents by Julia Álvarez (Chicano/Mexican) Crick Crack Monkey by Merle Hodge (West Indies) The Secret River by Kate Grenville (Australia) Bush Studies by Barbara Baynton (Australia) Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones (South Pacific) PLAYS: Anowa by Ama Ata Aidoo THEORY Orientalism by Edward W. Said SUMMARY The Empire Writes Back by Various Authors Beginning Postcolonialism by John McLeod A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid Thanks everyone for coming and for your suggestions and opinions. Feel free to complete this list so other readers can enjoy your favourite works! Related