Syllabus/achievement requirements


E.M. Forster, A Passage to India (1924) Penguin Red Classics

Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart (1958) Norton Critical Edition

Monica Ali, Brick Lane (2003)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus  (2003)



William Shakespeare, The Tempest  (1611) Norton Critical Edition


Short Stories:

Nadine Gordimer,“Is There Nowhere Else Where We Can Meet?” (Fronter)

Nadine Gordimer, “The Moment Before the Gun Went Off” (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 2, 8th edition)

V.S. Naipaul, "One Out of Many" (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 2, 8th edition)

Ben Okri, “Stars of the New Curfew” (Fronter)

Khushwant Singh, “Karma” (Fronter)



George Orwell, “Shooting an Elephant” (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 2, 8th edition)



Kamau Brathwaite, “Letter SycoraX” (Fronter)

Rudyard Kipling, "Mandalay" (Fronter)

Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden" (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 2, 8th edition)

Rudyard Kipling, "The Overland Mail"



Kompendium ENG2321 Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (from Kopiutsalget, Akademika)

  • Bhaba, Homi K., Ch 3: The Other Question. Stereotype, Discrimination and Discourse of Colonialism in The Location of Culture 1994. Routledge pp 66-84
  • Fanon, Franz, Ch 2: On National Culture in (Ed.) Williams, Patrick & Chrisman, Laura Colonial Discourse and Port-Colonial Theory. A Reader. 1993. Harvester Wheatsheaf pp 36-52
  • Hall Stuart, Ch 6: Cultural Identity and Diaspora in (Ed.) Mongia, Padmini Contemporary Postcolonial Theory. A Reader. 1996. Arnold. pp 110-121
  • Hubel, Teresa, Ch 7.1: From “Liberal Imperialism as a Passage to India” in (Ed.) Childs, Peter Postcolonial Theory and English Literature. A Reader. 1999. Edinburgh University Press. pp 351-362
  • Said, Edward W., Introduction + Ch 1, part I and II in Culture and Imperialism. 1993. Vintage. pp 11-32 and 1-20.
  • Lamming, George, “A Monster, a Child, a Slave” in (Eds.) Hulme, Peter and Sherman, William The Tempest. 2004. The Norton Critical Edition pp 148-168
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