Post-colonial Literature for Children – EDU32PLC Week 6 Lecture 10. Re-introductions: searching and defining. © La Trobe University, David Beagley, 2005. Searching. Relevant resources
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Re-introductions: searching and defining
© La Trobe University, David Beagley, 2005
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G. and Tiffin, H. (1989) Introduction. The Empire Writes Back, London: Routledge
Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G. and Tiffin, H. (2000) Post-Colonial Studies: the key concepts, London: Routledge
esp. entries on colonialism, Euro-centrism, imperialism, Orientalism
Hunt, P. and Sands, K. (2000) The view from the centre: British Empire and post-Empire children’s literature. in Voices of the Other: children’s literature and the postcolonial context. Ed. Roderick McGillis.London: Garland
Course readings - Topic Three: Representing other cultures in Post-colonial Australian Children’s Literature
Superiority is a binary definition - it requires an “Other” against which the superior is compared in order to be better than it.
How is one culture distinguished from another?