John Thieme on Text and Context in Postcolonial/Colonial Writings John Thieme Sharma, Sunil 2016-07-26T04:11:17Z 2016-07-26T04:11:17Z 2016-07-26
dc.description.abstract Professor John Thieme is a Senior Fellow at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has held Chairs at the University of Hull and London South Bank University and has also taught at the Universities of Guyana, North London and, as an annual Visiting Professor, at the University of Turin. His books include The Web of Tradition: Uses of Allusion in V.S. Naipaul’s Fiction (1987), The Arnold Anthology of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (1996), Derek Walcott (1999), Post-Colonial Con-Texts: Writing Back to the Canon (2001), Post-Colonial Studies: The Essential Glossary (2003) and R.K. Narayan (2007). He was Editor of The Journal of Commonwealth Literature from 1992 to 2011 and he is General Editor of the Manchester University Press Contemporary World Writers Series. His book Postcolonial Literary Geographies: Out of Place has just been published by Macmillan Palgrave. As a critic, Thieme knows the value of the afterlife of iconic texts and how they can be sites of contested readings. As a person, he comes across as positive, accessible and friendly, rare with well-known personalities. He talks of many intersecting issues in this long e-mail interview with Mumbai-based writer Sunil Sharma. en
dc.identifier.issn 2203-4293
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dc.subject John Thieme en
dc.subject Laurence Sterne en
dc.subject Literary criticism en
dc.subject Literary theory en
dc.subject Postcolonial literature en
dc.subject V.S. Naipaul en
dc.title John Thieme on Text and Context in Postcolonial/Colonial Writings en
dc.type Article en
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