Beyond the Postcolonial: World Englishes Literature by E. Dawson Varughese

By E. Dawson Varughese

With the backdrop of latest international powers, this quantity interrogates the country of writing in English. Strongly interdisciplinary, it demanding situations the present orthodoxy of postcolonial literary conception. An insistence on fieldwork and linguistics makes this publication scene-changing in its method of realizing and studying rising literature in English.

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He writes: The extrinsic approach is designed to provide sociological knowledge about literature; the intrinsic approach is to analyse the sociological knowledge to be found within literary texts. The extrinsic approach involves the view that, because literature is produced in a societal context, it is determined by society and so can be treated as a reflection of the social conditions of its production. It is, in a sense, a mirror of social life which presents society with some image of itself.

2 Methodology and Overview of Findings: Stories as Data? A theory of writing is also a theory of interpretive (ethnographic) work. Theory, writing, and ethnography are inseparable material practices. Together they create the conditions that locate the social inside the text. Hence those who write culture also write theory. And those who write theory write culture. Denzin (1996, p. 743) This chapter focuses on the research processes and the specific nature of the approach through which this inquiry was conducted.

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