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Walonen, Michael K.

Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of Neoliberalism

Walonen, Michael K. - Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of Neoliberalism, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Michael K. Walonen

Part I. Broad Trends

2. Contemporary North American Narrative Fiction and the Landscapes of Neoliberalism: The Explosion of Corporate Capitalism and the Spaces of the Fallen American Middle Class
Michael K. Walonen

3. Speculation, Social Conflict, and the Ethics of Untrammeled Accumulation in the American Neoliberal Financier Novel
Michael K. Walonen

4. Spatial Division, Bricolage Settlement, and Informal Economies in the Developing-World Slum Novel
Michael K. Walonen

Part II. Cases in Point

5. Psycho-Geographic Orientation in the Neoliberal City: Establishing and Contesting Place Identity in the Nascent Literature of Dubai
Michael K. Walonen

6. Sense of Place, Consumer Capitalism, and the Sexual Politics of Global Nomadism in the Popular Fiction of Dubai
Michael K. Walonen

7. The Spatial/Political-Economic Dynamics of Theme Parks in Contemporary Transatlantic Fiction
Michael K. Walonen

8. Conclusion: Humanistic Study in a Time of Nightmare Economics
Michael K. Walonen

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Contemporary Literature, North American Literature, Postmodern Literature, Fiction, Comparative Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Comparisons in World Literature
Page amount
186 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137549556
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-71521-3

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