V.S. Naipaul

This revised and updated introduction to the novels and non fiction of V.S Naipaul will be of interest to students, specialists and general readers Chronological chapters examine the structure, significance and development of Naipaul s writing, setting the texts in their autobiographical, philosophical, social and political, colonial and post colonial contexts New chaptThis revised and updated introduction to the novels and non fiction of V.S Naipaul will be of interest to students, specialists and general readers Chronological chapters examine the structure, significance and development of Naipaul s writing, setting the texts in their autobiographical, philosophical, social and political, colonial and post colonial contexts New chapters in the second edition include an expanded biographical introduction, and discussion of the recent novels A Way in the World and Half a Life, Naipaul s writings on Islam, and the criticism of Naipaul by writers and post colonial theorists.
V S Naipaul This revised and updated introduction to the novels and non fiction of V S Naipaul will be of interest to students specialists and general readers Chronological chapters examine the structure signif

  • Title: V.S. Naipaul
  • Author: Bruce Alvin King
  • ISBN: 9781403904560
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
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    Bruce Alvin King

    Bruce King is a freelance editor and writer He has held professorships or distinguished visiting professorships at Ahmadu Bello Nigeria , Lagos, Stirling, Windsor Canada , Canterbury NZ , Ben Gurion Israel , Angers France Paris III, Paris VII, and North Alabama.Dr King received his batchelor s degree from Columbia University in 1954, before moving to England to undertake an MA 1955 and then later a PhD 1960 , both at the University of Leeds In between his MA and PhD, King also undertook graduate studies at the University of Minnesota from 1955 56.Following his doctorate, King took posts as an instructor for Brooklyn College City University of New York, USA , Assistant Professor fo the University of Alberta Calgary, Canada , as a lecturer for the University of Ibadan Nigeria , and then at the University of Bristol England.In 1967 he transferred to the University of Lagos Nigeria where he was a professor for three years, followed by professorships at the University of Windsor Canada , and at Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria Dr King has also held numerous visiting professorship, including at the University of Paris III France , the University of Stirling Scotland , Ben Gurion University of the Negev Israel , the University of Paris VII France , the University of Angers France and the University of Beyreuth Germany In 1979 he was appointed Professor of English at the University of Canterbury New Zealand , and then in 1983 he accepted the appointment as the Albert S Johnson Professor of Literature at the University of North Alabama.He is a member of the Modern Languages Association.

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