Pages: 256 pages
Published: January 1st 2008
The long history of British colonisation around the world has led to the establishment of the English language as a medium of communication - including literature - on four continents outside Europe.
The stories in this volume represent a wide range of cultures,offering a fascinating insight into the mentality and the way of life of English - speaking Africans, Australians, Canadians, Indians, New Zealanders and West Indians, as well as a rich variety of modes of expressions.
- Full biographical and critical introduction
- Variety of questions and activities to enable students to make an in-depth analytical study of the book
- Numerous footnotes to the text, with phonetic transcriptions of some difficult words
- Recording of selected extracts from the text