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Colonial and Postcolonial Discourse in the Novels of Yom Sang-Sop, Chinua Achebe and Salman Rushdie

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Soonsik Kim

This book discusses the psychological topography of Korean, Nigerian, and Indian people by exploring the counter-colonial discourse through the study of works by three writers – Yom Sang-Sop, Chinua Achebe and Salman Rushdie – counter-colonial discourse in the works of these three writers strikes back at powerful colonial discourses, Soonsik Kim successfully brings out the Third World «voice» against the colonial legacy of the West and gives readers a taste of being «the Other». This book marks a significant transition in the critical attention of Third World discourse from mere projection to subjective viewpoint.