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Wole Soyinka CLR James Frantz Fanon and VS Naipaul Szeman focuses on literature created in *The Two After World *two decades after World decades in which the future prospects for many colonies went from extreme political optimism to extreme political disappointment He finds that the nation can be read as that space in which literature #Is Thought To Be Able To Conjoin #thought to be able to conjoin things that istory as separated the writer and the peop. Attempts by writers and intellectuals in former colonies to create uniue national cultures are often thwarted by a context of global modernity which discourages particularity *and uniueness In describing unstable social and political cultures thwarted by a context of global modernity which discourages particularity *and uniueness In describing unstable social and political cultures third world intellectuals often find themselves torn *uniueness In describing unstable social and political cultures such third world intellectuals often find themselves torn the competing literary reuirements of the local culture of the colony and the cosmopolitan world culture introduc. ,


Ed by Western civilizationIn Zones of Instability Imre *Szeman examines the complex relationship between literature and politics by exploring the production of nationalist literature in the *examines the complex relationship between literature and politics by exploring the production of nationalist
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in the empire Taking as is case studies the regions of the British Caribbean Nigeria and Canada Szeman analyzes the work of authors for whom the idea of thenation and literature are inexorably entwined such as Chinua Achebe. ,
Zones of Instability Literature Postcolonialism and the Nation