Shirley Chew

Emeritus Professor of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature

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Summary: Work in progress includes: Anita Desai, a monograph; and Blackwell History of Postcolonial Literature.

Overview

Professor Shirley Chew, BA, PhD., Singapore ; B.Phil., Oxford

Interests in literature from Commonwealth countries, in particular South Asia, Australia, Canada; also Victorian literature, contemporary British poetry and fiction. Editor of Revisions of Canadian Literature; co-editor of Unbecoming Daughters of the Empire, 'Borderblur': Canadian Poetry and Politics and Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics; Reconstructing the Book: Literary Texts in Transmission ; a co-editor of The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (1992-1996) and guest editor of Kunapipi (1997-1999). General editor of Moving Worlds: a Journal of Transcultural Writings

Work in progress includes: Anita Desai, a monograph; and Blackwell History of Postcolonial Literature.