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Beaumont, Alexander

Contemporary British Fiction and the Cultural Politics of Disenfranchisement

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: ‘What We Need Now…’
Alexander Beaumont

Part I. Identifying the Cultural Politics of Disenfranchisement

2. Resistance and Rationalisation: Exile and the Inner Cities in Jeanette Winterson’s The Passion

Alexander Beaumont

3. Rave to the Grave: Hanif Kureishi and the Failure of Left Culturalism
Alexander Beaumont

4. Politics Is Over: Flexibility and Freedom in J.G. Ballard’s Late Dystopias
Alexander Beaumont

Part II. Locating Urban Culture in Twenty-First-Century British Fiction

5. The New Culture Wars: Neo/liberal Pedagogy in Ian McEwan’s Saturday and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

Alexander Beaumont

6. Placing Politics: Home and the Right to Habitation in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane and Zadie Smith’s NW

Alexander Beaumont

7. Coda: The Postcultural City and the Postculturalist Left
Alexander Beaumont

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literary History, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
246 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137393722
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48367-9

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