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Cosmopolitanism in contemporary British fiction : imagined identities

Author: Fiona McCulloch
Publisher: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary British Fiction: Imagined Identities is a concise, lively and engaging analysis of contemporary literature viewed through the critical lens of cosmopolitan theory. It covers a wide spectrum of theoretical issues including globalisation, cosmopolitanism, nationhood, identity, philosophical nomadism, posthumanism, climate change, devolution and love. Texts discussed include those by Zoe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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McCulloch, Fiona.
Cosmopolitanism in contemporary British fiction.
Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012021617
(OCoLC)794973776
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona McCulloch
ISBN: 9781137030016 1137030011
OCLC Number: 802867722
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 206 pages)
Contents: Cross that bridge: Journeying through Zoe Strachan's Negative space --
Boundaries. Desire: Philosophical nomadism in The powerbook and The stone gods --
Fellow humans: Cosmopolitan citizens in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for lost lovers --
The bridge to the stars: Travelling home in His dark materials --
Around we go: Transpositional life cycles in David Mitchell's Cloud atlas --
Remember you must live. Remember you most love. Remember you must leave: Passing through Ali Smith's Hotel world.
Responsibility: Fiona McCulloch.

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This book is a concise and engaging analysis of contemporary literature viewed through the critical lens of cosmopolitan theory. It covers a wide spectrum of issues including globalisation,  Read more...

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'This is a fresh and stimulating study which devolves contemporary British fiction in new and insightful directions.' - Aaron Kelly, Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK

 
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