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The road to Brexit : a cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Author: Ina Habermann
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020. ©2020
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This timely collection of essays explores British attitudes to Continental Europe that explain the Brexit decision. Addressing British-European entanglements and the impact of British Euroscepticism,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ina Habermann
ISBN: 9781526145109 1526145103 9781526145093 152614509X
OCLC Number: 1154528575
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication --
Contents --
Figures and table --
Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: Understanding the past, facing the future --
Part I Britain and Europe: political entanglements --
Not with a bang but a whimper: Brexit in historical perspective --
'This is something which we know, in our bones, we cannot do': hopes and fears for a united Europe in Britain after the ... --
EU enlargement and the freedom of movement: imagined communities in the Conservative Party's discourse on Europe ... The discursive role of Europe in a disunited kingdom --
Part II British discourses of Europe in literature and film --
'Extr'ord'nary people, the Germans': Germans as aliens in post-war British popular culture --
'I don't want to be a European': the European Other in British cultural discourse --
The dystopian nightmare of a European superstate: British fiction and the EU --
A case for a Green Brexit? Paul Kingsnorth, John Berger and the pros and cons of a sense of place --
Brexit and the Tudor turn: Philippa Gregory's narratives of national grievance Part III Negotiating borders in British travel writing and memoir --
Guards of Brexit? Revisiting the cultural significance of the white cliffs of Dover --
From Iron Curtains to Iron Cliffs: British travel writing between East and West --
Fifty years of Unbelonging: a Gibraltarian writer's personal testimonial on the road to Brexit --
Responsibility: edited by Ina Habermann.


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