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Postcolonial Yearning: Reshaping Spiritual and Secular Discourses in Contemporary Literature

  • Authors
  • Asha Sen

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Introduction

Anglophone postcolonial studies has been characterized by its secular nature. Yet as the first generation of scholars grapples with mortality, a yearning for spiritual meaning is emerging in many texts. This study synthesizes the sacred language used in these texts with critical theory in order to create a holistic frame for interpretive analysis.

Keywords

America colonial studies discourse English literature epistemology ethics interpret language literature nature Postcolonial Studies writing

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