Introduction to postcolonial literature, focus on pakistan and south asia engl 316a/chid 250c autumn quarter t, th 8:30am-10:20am. It is also a literary critique to texts that carry racist or colonial undertones postcolonial literature, finally in its most recent form, also attempts to critique the. Postcolonial literature is the literature by people from formerly colonized countries it exists on all continents except antarctica postcolonial literature often .
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