Author: Bill Ashcroft
Bill Ashcroft is a renowned critic and theorist, founding exponent of post-colonial theory, co-author of The Empire Writes Back, the first text to examine systematically the field of postcolonial studies.
Professor Ashcroft is the author and co-author of sixteen books and over 160 articles and chapters, variously translated into six languages, and he is on the editorial boards of ten international journals. Representative works include The Post-colonial Studies Reader; Postcolonial Studies: the Key Concepts; Edward Said; Post-Colonial Transformation and On Post-Colonial Futures and Caliban’s Voice.
Bill Ashcroft holds an Australian Professorial Fellowship at the University of NSW working on the project “Future Thinking: Utopianism in Postcolonial Literatures.”