Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis

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McLeod, John. Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis. New York: Routledge, 2004. 194 pages. $45.95 paperback, $120.00 hardback Molly Slavin Graduate Student Emory University mslavin@emory.edu Postcolonial studies has always borne a close relationship to urban studies. Frantz Fanon’s 1961 analysis of the geography of the colonial city in The Wretched of the Earth marks a watershed […]

What is a Classic? Postcolonial Rewrite and Invention of the Canon

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Mukherjee, Ankhi. What is a Classic? Postcolonial Rewrite and Invention of the Canon. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 296 pages. $65 cloth and $65 e-book. Caroline Schwenz Graduate Student Emory University cschwen@emory.edu The question of the canon and the classic has plagued postcolonial studies for as long as scholars like Gauri Viswanathan have interrogated the […]