Professor David Maughan-Brown is the former Deputy Vice Chancellor of York St John University. Brought up in East Africa and educated in South Africa, he previously lectured in the Department of English at the University of Natal
'A book extraordinarily attuned to the impress of history,
politics and ideology upon literature... This, in other words, is a
major study, the kind that lasts.'
Stephen Clingman, from the Foreword