Literature and the arts in the Commonwealth.

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English literature -- 20th century -- Bibliogr
ContributionsCommonwealth Institute (Great Britain)
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LC ClassificationsZ2013.3 .N37
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Pagination43 p.
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LC Control Number78467821

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cross-disciplinary explorations. Students can choose between specialisations in the areas of Children's Literature, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Professional.

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About the Journal. The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies publishes interdisciplinary and cross-cultural articles, interviews, and creative writings on the literatures, the histories, the politics, and the arts whose focus, locales, or subjects involve Britain and other European countries and their former colonies, the now decolonized, independent nations in the Americas, Africa.

Commonwealth of Letters examines midcentury literary institutions integral to modernism and postcolonial writing. Several organizations central to interwar modernism, such as the BBC, influential publishers, and university English departments, became important sites in the emergence of postcolonial literature after the war.The Commonwealth Society, a program for adults of all ages, features short courses, lecture series and travel opportunities.

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United by common interest, The Commonwealth Society connects community learners to the resources of Virginia Commonwealth University. Through our courses and activities, we promote the connection between learning and life.Commonwealth Literature aims to promote a dynamic and critical exchange of ideas among writers and scholars, covering the writings in English.

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