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Imagination and the Contemporary Novel

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Zusammenfassung John Su explores literary responses from across the Anglophone world to the profound economic! social and political shifts that have occurred since the end of the Cold War. Broadly comparative in scope! this study uses examples from the United States! Great Britain! Africa and Southeast Asia. Informationen zum Autor John J. Su is Associate Professor of English at Marquette University. Klappentext A comparative study of the imagination in literature from the Anglophone world. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Introduction: globalization! imagination! and the novel; 2. Aesthetic revolutions: white South African writing and the state of emergency; 3. The pastoral and the postmodern; 4. Hybridity! enterprise culture! and the fiction of multicultural Britain; 5. Ghosts of essentialism: racial memory as epistemological claim; 6. Amitav Ghosh and the aesthetic turn in postcolonial studies; Conclusion; Works cited.

Autorentext

John J. Su is Associate Professor of English at Marquette University.



Klappentext

A comparative study of the imagination in literature from the Anglophone world.



Inhalt

1. Introduction: globalization, imagination, and the novel; 2. Aesthetic revolutions: white South African writing and the state of emergency; 3. The pastoral and the postmodern; 4. Hybridity, enterprise culture, and the fiction of multicultural Britain; 5. Ghosts of essentialism: racial memory as epistemological claim; 6. Amitav Ghosh and the aesthetic turn in postcolonial studies; Conclusion; Works cited.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Imagination and the Contemporary Novel
Autor:
EAN: 9781107006775
ISBN: 978-1-107-00677-5
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 220
Gewicht: 500g
Größe: H235mm x B160mm x T18mm
Jahr: 2011