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Literature and globalization : a reader

Author: Liam Connell; Nicky Marsh
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge literature readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Globalization has had a huge impact on thinking across the humanities, redefining the understanding of fields such as communication, culture, politics and literature. This reader charts significant moments in the emergence of contemporary thinking about globalization and explores their significance for and impact on literary studies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liam Connell; Nicky Marsh
ISBN: 9780415496674 0415496675 9780415496681 0415496683
OCLC Number: 565686887
Description: xvi, 391 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Time-space compression and the postmodern condition / David Harvey --
The globalising of modernity / Anthony Giddens --
The universalism-particularism issue / Roland Robertson --
Disjuncture and difference / Arjun Appadurai --
Querying globalization / J.K Gibson-Graham --
The global situation / Anna Tsing --
Modernity as history : post-revolutionary China, globalization and the question of modernity / Arif Dirlik --
Free trade and culture / George Yúdice --
Performative discourse and social form / Angus Cameron and Ronen Palan --
The multitude against empire / Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt --
Conjectures on world literature / Franco Moretti --
Beyond discipline : globalization and the future of English / Paul Jay --
Globalization and the claims of postcoloniality / Simon Gikandi --
Globalization, peace, and cosmopolitanism / Jacques Derrida --
Turn to the planet : literature, diversity, and totality / Masao Miyoshi --
'Untranslatable' Algeria : the politics of linguicide / Emily Apter --
Deterritorialization and eco-cosmopolitanism / Ursula K. Heise --
'Greening' postcolonialism : ecocritical perspectives / Graham Huggan --
Surfing the second wave : Amitav Ghosh's The hungry tide / Pablo Mukerhjee --
Derrida's debt to Milton Friedman / Michael Tratner --
Giving and receiving : Nurudin Farah's gifts or the postcolonial logic of third world aid / Tim Woods --
Aesthetics of globalization in contemporary fiction : the function of the fall of the Berlin Wall / Padmaja Challakere --
eEmpires / Rita Raley --
Fear and loathing in globalization / Frederic Jameson --
Indians : the globalized woman on the community stage / Katrin Sieg --
The sweatshop sublime / Bruce Robbins --
The hungry ghost : IMF policy, capitalist transformation and laboring bodies in southeast Asia / Joseph Medley and Lorrayne A. Carroll --
East African literature and the politics of global reading / Peter J. Kalliney --
We are not the world : global village, universalism, and Karen Tei yamashita's Tropic of orange / Sue-Im Lee --
An elegy for African cosmopolitanism : phaswane Mpe's Welcome to our hillbrow / Neville Hoad --
Movements and protests / Suman Gupta.
Series Title: Routledge literature readers.
Responsibility: edited by Liam Connell and Nicky Marsh.
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