Leela Gandhi. Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction
Keywords: postcolonial theory, global studes
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Lidan Lin is visiting professor at Southwest Jiaotong University, China, and professor of English literature at Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA. She held the position of “Qian Tang Scholar” Chair Professor at Hangzhou Normal University from 2011 to 2018. Her research and teaching interests include 20th-century British literature, postcolonial literature/theory, and women’s literature. She has published essays on British and postcolonial authors in such journals as The Comparatist, Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, Philological Quarterly, International Fiction Review, and English Studies. She also served on the editorial board for the Special Issue “The Fiction of J. M. Coetzee” at Stirrings Still (2006).
Chengjian Li is professor of English literature at the School of Foreign Languages, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. She serves as Director for the Center for American Studies and Editor for the Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies, both affiliated with her College. Her research and teaching interests include British poetry and Irish literature. She is the author of two books titled A British-Irish Poet: Seamus Heaney (Sichuan People’s Publishing House, Chengdu, China, 2006) and Study on Contemporary Irish Drama (Sichuan People’s Publishing House, Chengdu, China, 2015), as well as many scholarly articles in her field.