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Cosmopolitan fictions : ethics, politics, and global change in the works of Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Jamaica Kincaid, and J.M. Coetzee

Author: Katherine Stanton
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Participating in the reframing of literary studies, this book identifies, as "cosmopolitan fiction", a genre of global literature that investigates the ethics and politics of complex and multiple  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Michael Ondaatje; Kazuo Ishiguro; J M Coetzee; Jamaica Kincaid; Michael Ondaatje; Kazuo Ishiguro; J M Coetzee; Jamaica Kincaid; J M Coetzee; Kazuo Ishiguro; Jamaica Kincaid; Michael Ondaatje; Kazuo Ishiguro; Michael Ondaatje; Jamaica Kincaid; John M Coetzee
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Stanton
ISBN: 0415975425 9780415975421
OCLC Number: 61362113
Description: vii, 103 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: contemporary cosmopolitan fictions --
Foreign feeling : Kazuo Ishiguro's The unconsoled and the new Europe --
Criminal justice in Michael Ondaatje's Anil's ghost --
Ethical ennui and the AIDS epidemic in Jamaica Kincaid's My brother --
History is larger than goodwill? : restitution and redistributive justice in J.M. Coetzee's Age of iron and disgrace --
Afterword: "To touch the future on its hither side."
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Katherine Stanton.
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