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Gardiner, Michael

Literature of an Independent England

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Claire Westall, Michael Gardiner

Part I. The Politics of English Independence

2. Understanding the Post-British English Nation State
Andrew Mycock

3. The Future of ‘the Global Kingdom’: Post-Unionism, Post-Nationalism and the Politics of Voice, Loyalty, and Exit
Gerry Hassan

4. ‘England Is the Country and the Country Is England’: But What of the Politics?
Arthur Aughey

Part II. England in English Literature’s Canon

5. Romantic Englishness: Periodical Writing and National Identity After the Napoleonic Wars
David Higgins

6. ‘Out-of-the-Way Asiatic Disease’: Contagion, Malingering, and Sherlock’s England
Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

7. A. J. Cook, D. H. Lawrence, and Revolutionary England: Discourses and Performances of Region and Nation in 1926
Simon Featherstone

8. ‘England Am I … ’: Eugenics, Devolution, and Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts

John Brannigan

9. Orwell’s England and Blair’s Britain: Warm Beer and Cold War
Willy Maley

10. Anticipating the Neoliberal Nation: Philip Larkin and the Displacement of Englishness
Graham MacPhee

Part III. England’s Contemporary Literary Landscape

11. J. G. Ballard’s Traumatised and Traumatising Englishness
Philip Tew

12. England, Devolution, and Fictional Kingdoms
Christine Berberich

13. Black British Writing and Post-British England
John McLeod

14. Devolution and Cultural Catch-Up: Decoupling England and its Literature from English Literature
Hywel Dix

Part IV. English Literature as British Ideology

15. English Literature as Ideology
Michael Gardiner

16. The New Rise and Fall of English Literature
Claire Westall

17. Afterword
Anthony Barnett

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, British Politics, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Fiction, Literary History, British and Irish Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
264 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137035240
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44219-5

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