Search - List of Books by Elleke Boehmer

Elleke Boehmer (b. 1961) is an academic and writer, born in South Africa. She is a literary critic who specialises in international writing in English, teaching world literature at Oxford University. She is also a novelist with a reputation as a commentator on experiences of social alienation and split belonging.

Boehmer is Professor of World Writing in English in the English Faculty at the University of Oxford, and Professorial Governing Body Fellow at Wolfson College. She is the Founding and General Series Editor of the Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures, a series which offers accessible introductions to postcolonial writing.

She is known for her edition of Robert Baden-Powell's book Scouting for Boys. Among her other academic works are Empire, the National and the Postcolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature: Migrant Metaphors and Nelson Mandela (OUP, Very Short Introductions).

Her first novel Screens Against the Sky was shortlisted for the David Higham Prize in 1991. Her third novel, "Bloodlines", was shortlisted for the Sanlam Literary Award in 2001. Her latest novel, "Nile Baby", was published in 2008, followed by a 2010 collection of short stories Sharmilla, and Other Portraits.

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Total Books: 16
Indian Arrivals 1870-1915 Networks of British Empire
Sharmilla and Other Portraits
2010 - Sharmilla and Other Portraits (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781770098107
ISBN-10: 1770098100
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nelson Mandela
2010 - Nelson Mandela [A Brief Insight] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781402768897
ISBN-10: 1402768893
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Stories of Women Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation
2009 - Stories of Women Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780719068799
ISBN-10: 0719068797
Genre: Nonfiction
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Nelson Mandela A Very Short Introduction
2008 - Nelson Mandela a Very Short Introduction [Very Short Introductions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192803016
ISBN-10: 0192803018
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Nile Baby
2008 - Nile Baby (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780955507939
ISBN-10: 0955507936
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Colonial and Postcolonial Literature
2005 - Colonial and Postcolonial Literature (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199253715
ISBN-10: 0199253714
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Stories of Women Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation
Empire the National and the Postcolonial 1890-1920 Resistance in Interaction
2005 - Empire the National and the Postcolonial 1890-1920 Resistance in Interaction (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780198184454
ISBN-10: 019818445X
Genre: History
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Scouting For Boys The Original 1908 Edition
2004 - Scouting for Boys the Original 1908 Edition (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780192805478
ISBN-10: 0192805479
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Empire the National and the Postcolonial 1890-1920 Resistance in Interaction
Colonial and Postcolonial Literature Migrant Metaphors
1995 - Colonial and Postcolonial Literature Migrant Metaphors [Opus] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780192892324
ISBN-10: 0192892320
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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An Immaculate Figure
1993 - An Immaculate Figure (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780747513865
ISBN-10: 0747513864
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Screens Against the Sky
1992 - Screens Against the Sky (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140149715
ISBN-10: 0140149716
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Screens Against the Sky
1990 - Screens Against the Sky (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780747506744
ISBN-10: 0747506744
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Bloodlines
Bloodlines (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780864863614
ISBN-10: 0864863616
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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