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Carbajal, Alberto Fernández

Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing

Carbajal, Alberto Fernández - Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction — Liberal, Humanist, Modernist, Queer? Reclaiming Forster’s Legacies
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

2. ’He is one of your hollow men’: Homosexuality and Sublimation in Paul Scott’s The Raj Quartet and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s Heat and Dust
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

3. Shattered Realities, Torn Nations: (Post)Modernism in J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur and Anita Desai’s Clear Light of Day
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

4. Of ‘planetary strangers’: Humanism in Nadine Gordimer’s The Lying Days and Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

5. The Politics of Friendship and Hospitality: Liberalism in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children and The Moor’s Last Sigh and in Zadie Smith’s On Beauty
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

6. Conclusion: Towards a Cosmopolitan Humanism
Alberto Fernández Carbajal

Keywords: Literature, African Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, British and Irish Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
262 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137288936
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-45001-5

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