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Smith, Eric D.

Globalization, Utopia, and Postcolonial Science Fiction

Smith, Eric D. - Globalization, Utopia, and Postcolonial Science Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Desire Called Postcolonial Science Fiction
Eric D. Smith

2. “Fictions Where a Man Could Live”: Worldlessness Against the Void in Salman Rushdie’s Grimus
Eric D. Smith

3. “The Only Way Out is Through”: Spaces of Narrative and the Narrative of Space in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber
Eric D. Smith

4. There’s No Splace Like Home: Domesticity, Difference, and the “Long Space” of Short Fiction in Vandana Singh’s The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet
Eric D. Smith

5. Claiming the Futures That Are, or, The Cunning of History in Amitav Ghosh’s The Calcutta Chromosome and Manjula Padmanabhan’s “Gandhi-Toxin”
Eric D. Smith

6. Mob Zombies, Alien Nations, and Cities of the Undead: Monstrous Subjects and the Post-Millennial Nomos in I am Legend and District 9
Eric D. Smith

7. Third-World Punks, or, Watch Out for the Worlds Behind You
Eric D. Smith

8. Conclusion: Reimagining the Material
Eric D. Smith

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Literary Theory, Asian Literature, Fiction, Globalization

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
252 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137283573
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34647-9

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