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Comparative Literature: Postcolonial Studies

Research Guide for Comparative Literature

Select Reference Works


Patrick Chabal. The post-colonial literature of Lusophone Africa. Alexander Stacks PQ9900.P67 1996

Caribbean, Latin America

Balderston, Daniel and Mike Gonzalez, eds. Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003. London; New York: Routledge, 2004. Alexander Reference PQ7081.A1E558 2004

Encyclopedia of Post-colonial Literatures in English. London; New York: Routledge, 1994. 2 vols. Alexander Reference PR9080.A52E53 1994

→ Organized by genre, major subject, and biographies.

Figeredu, D.H., ed. Encyclopedia of Caribbean Literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 2 vols. Alexander Reference PN849.C3E53 2006

Howard S. Pactor. Colonial British Caribbean newspapers: a bibliography and directory. Alexander Stacks Z6941.P26 1990

Poddar, Prem and David Johnson, eds. A historical companion to postcolonial thought in English. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. Alexander Reference PR9080.A52H57 2005

→ Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Walter Bernard Redmond. Bibliography of the philosophy in the Iberian colonies of America. Alexander Stacks Z7129.L35R43

North America

Elmer J. O'Brien. The wilderness, the nation, and the electronic era : American Christianity and religious communication, 1620-2000 : an annotated bibliography. Alexander Stacks Z7757.U5W55 2009


Charles Lee Meyers. Bibliography of colonial costume: compiled for the society of colonial wars in the state of New Jersey. Alexander Stacks Z5691.M62

Royal Commonwealth Society. A select bibliography of publications on foreign colonisation--German, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, and Belgian--contained in the library of the Royal colonial institute. Alexander Stacks Z7164.C719Ro

Womens Studies

Parvin Ghorayshi. Women and work in developing countries : an annotated bibliography. Douglass Reference HD6223.G56 1994

New Books in Postcolonial Thought

Postcolonial Studies (journal)

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