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Language Communities or Cultural Empires? The Impact of European Languages in Former Colonial Territories


  • Martinho, Ana Maria Mão-de-Ferro


In this text we will consider two main topics: 1- the notion of post-colonial utopia through social, political and literary events in Angola and Moçambique namely during the 60s and the 80s; 2- the ways in which Literature in these countries has shown to be consistent with such a reality in particular through a semiotics of cultural resistance.

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  • Martinho, Ana Maria Mão-de-Ferro, 2005. "Language Communities or Cultural Empires? The Impact of European Languages in Former Colonial Territories," Institute of European Studies, Working Paper Series qt7fs6w3gp, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdl:bineur:qt7fs6w3gp

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