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The island, because of its supposed isolation, and its apparent small scale, has historically been a privileged site of colonial aggression and acquisitiveness. Yet the island has also been imagined as a uniquely sovereign space, and thus one in which the colonial enterprise can be seen as especially egregious. ‘Islandedness’ takes on a particular charge in the early twenty-first century, in the supposedly postcolonial period. While contemporary media offer a simulacrum of proximity to…


Islanded Identities

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Maeve McCusker | Publisher : Rodopi

ISBN 10 : 9789401206938
ISBN 13 : 9401206937

The island, because of its supposed isolation, and its apparent small scale, has historically been a privileged site of colonial aggression and acquisitiveness. Yet the island has ..



The Cambridge History Of The English Novel

Pub Date : 2012-01-12 | Author : Robert L. Caserio | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316175101
ISBN 13 : 1316175103

The Cambridge History of the English Novel chronicles an ever-changing and developing body of fiction across three centuries. An interwoven narrative of the novel's progress unfold..


Plot Story And The Novel

Pub Date : 2015-03-08 | Author : Robert L. Caserio | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400867660
ISBN 13 : 1400867665

Giving a close critical reading to major texts by Dickens, Poe, Eliot, Melville, James, Conrad, Lawrence, Joyce, Woolf, and Faulkner, Professor Caserio provides an historical dimen..


People Places Things Essays By Elizabeth Bowen

Pub Date : 2008-11-26 | Author : Allan Hepburn | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748635702
ISBN 13 : 074863570X

This volume collects for the first time essays published in British, Irish, and American periodicals during Bowen's lifetime as well as essays which have never been published befor..


British Fiction After Modernism

Pub Date : 2007-01-08 | Author : M. MacKay | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230801394
ISBN 13 : 0230801390

This collection of essays offers a wide-ranging and provocative reassessment of the British novel's achievements after modernism. The book identifies continuities of preoccupation ..


Men And Wives

Pub Date : 2011-09-28 | Author : Ivy Compton-Burnett | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781448202263
ISBN 13 : 1448202264

At the centre of this novel stands Harriet Haslam, the epitome of the maternal power figure,whose genuine but overpowering love dominates the novel and whose self-knowledge drives ..


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