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World views : metageographies of modernist fiction

Author: Jon Hegglund
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Modernist literature & culture.
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Early in the twentieth century, many novelists and geographers were attempting a similar undertaking: to connect everyday human experience to the large, unseen structures that formed the planet itself. World Views shows how both modernist and postcolonial writers borrowed metaphors and concepts from geography, advancing theories of space, culture, and community within the formal structures of literary narrative. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hegglund, Jon.
World views.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011018801
(OCoLC)727126681
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Hegglund
ISBN: 9780199796151 0199796157 1280593423 9781280593420 9780199932771 0199932778
OCLC Number: 778095333
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction. The modernist novel as metageography --
Continent. Modernism, geographical determinism, and the image of Africa --
Region. Geddes, Forster, and the situated eye --
Internal colony. The spectral cartographies of Ulysses --
Island. Rhys, Kincaid, and the myth of insular sovereignty --
Boundary. Nehru, Ghosh, and the enchantment of lines.
Series Title: Modernist literature & culture.
Other Titles: Metageographies of modernist fiction
Responsibility: Jon Hegglund.

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World Views examines literary representations of spatial form within the contexts of the emerging disciplines of geography, geopolitics, and international relations, positing that modernism's  Read more...

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World Views uncovers a vital, but heretofore neglected, aspect of modernist critique. The metageographies of modernist fiction allow us to see the world on multiple scales, including the national; to Read more...

 
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