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The politics of home : postcolonial relocations and twentieth-century fiction

Author: Rosemary Marangoly George
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Politics of Home examines changing representations of 'home' and reveals the multiple relocations that occur in twentieth-century English literatures.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Marangoly George
ISBN: 0521453348 9780521453349 0521459508 9780521459501
OCLC Number: 32131639
Description: ix, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue. All fiction is homesickness --
1. Home-countries: narratives across disciplines --
2. The authoritative Englishwoman: setting up home and self in the colonies --
3. The great English tradition: Joseph Conrad writes home --
4. Nostalgic theorizing: at home in "Third World" fictions --
5. Elite plotting, domestic postcoloniality --
6. "Traveling light": home and the immigrant genre --
Epilogue. All homesickness is fiction.
Responsibility: Rosemary Marangoly George.
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