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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Additional Physical Format:||Around 1945
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|ISBN:||9780773547315 0773547312 9780773547322 0773547320|
|Notes:||"The essays in this collection derive from a two-day colloquium, entitled "Literature, Citizenship, Rights," held at McGill University on 21 22 August 2014. That event was made possible by generous support from a Fonds de Recherche du Québec Société et Culture (FRQSC) research grant dedicated to research on the novel."--Acknowledgments.|
|Description:||x, 313 pages : illustrations 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part One: Citizens ; Citizenship and the English Novel in 1945 / Marina MacKay ; "A Rather Ungoverned Bringing Up": Postwar Resistance and Displacement in The World My Wilderness / Ian Whittington ; Not of National Importance: Sylvia Townsend Warner, Women's Work, and the Mid-Century Historical Novel / Melanie Micir ; Citizens of World Photography / Emily Hyde --
Part Two: Violations ; The Human and the Citizen in Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent / Janice Ho ; Interventions: Haiti, Humanitarianism, and The Girls of Slender Means / Allan Hepburn ; Torture, Text, Human Rights: Beckett's Comment c'est/How It is and the Algerian War / Adam Piette ; Fictions of the Human in Postwar Japan / Claire Seiler --
Part Three: Rights ; Human Rights and Postwar Internationalism in The Third Man / Mitchell C. Brown ; Loving Revolutions: Reading Mixed Race at Mid-Century / Nadine Attewell ; Confessional Fictions: Truth and Reconciliation in the Cold War / Peter Kalliney ; Writing Like a State: On Caryl Phillips's Foreigners / Matthew Hart.
|Responsibility:||edited by Allan Hepburn.|
"Around 1945 is an exceptionally strong and carefully curated set of essays that will have a very receptive audience among scholars of modern and contemporary literature and culture." - Thomas Davis,