Objectives of the Course: 

The aim of this course is to introduce the theory of Post Colonialism and its literary characteristics. Postcolonial literature is a rapidly growing branch of academic studies. The term ‘postcolonial’ also signifies the study of the influence of colonialism on cultural, social, and economic domains of the colonized. The present course also aims to explain to the students about the literature written in different countries during the period of colonization and also after the post-colonial period when these countries were free from colonial rule. It aims to introduce the theory of colonial and postcolonial literature with the reference of notable writers Frantz Fanon, Aime Cesaire, Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak, Raja Rao, Chinua Achebe, E. M. Forster, V. S. Naipaul, Arundhati Roy and Mahasweta Devi. Present course divided into four-unit, first unit is based on Introduction of Post-colonial literature and different theories are Colonialism, Imperialism, Post colonialism, Neo-colonialism' Decolonization, Anti-colonial Struggle and the Early Postcolonial, Psychopathology of colonialism and others unit is based on notable literary work which are created milestone in post-colonial literature.