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Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire

Author: Saikat Majumdar
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saikat Majumdar
ISBN: 9780231156943 0231156944 9780231156950 0231156952
OCLC Number: 1002916210
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards: Commended for Honorable Mention - Book Prize 2014
Description: 232 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction: Poetics of the Prosaic 1. James Joyce and the Banality of Refusal 2. Katherine Mansfield and the Fragility of Pakeha Boredom 3. The Dailiness of Trauma and Liberation in Zoe Wicomb 4. Amit Chaudhuri and the Materiality of the Mundane Epilogue: The Uneventful Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Saikat Majumdar.

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Prose of the World is an enormously compelling and vivid study. It shows convincingly that the experience of colonial banality was a principal engine of literary modernism. Bringing a transnational Read more...

 
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