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Postmodern literature and race

By: Platt, Len (Goldsmiths, University of London)(Edited by) Upstone, Sara (Kingston University, Surrey)(Edited by)

1107042488 / 9781107042483
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809.9335520904
19/02/2015
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England
23 cm 345 pages
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Postmodernism Literature and Race explores the question of how dramatic shifts in conceptions of race in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have been addressed by writers at the cutting edge of equally dramatic transformations of literary form.

An opening section engages with the broad question of how the geographical and political positioning of experimental writing informs its contribution to racial discourses, while later segments focus on central critical domains within this field: race and performativity, race and the contemporary nation, and postracial futures.

With essays on a wide range of contemporary writers, including Bernadine Evaristo, Alasdair Gray, Jhumpa Lahiri, Andrea Levy, and Don DeLillo, this volume makes an important contribution to our understanding of the politics and aesthetics of contemporary writing.

BIC:

DSBH Literary studies: from c 1900 -, JFSL1 Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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