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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 ..



Volcano Verses

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Howard A. Fergus | Publisher : Peepal Tree PressLtd

ISBN 10 : UTEXAS:059173014612713
ISBN 13 :

"This poetic diary deals with the rebuilding of the island of Montserrat after its near destruction by a volcanic eruption in 1997. The poems express confidence that island life an..


The Cambridge History Of The English Novel

Pub Date : 2015-12-01 | Author : Robert L. Caserio | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1107459958
ISBN 13 : 9781107459953

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..


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 ..


Modernism And World War Ii

Pub Date : 2007-01-18 | Author : Marina MacKay | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139463171
ISBN 13 : 1139463179

World War II marked the beginning of the end of literary modernism in Britain. However, this late period of modernism and its response to the war have not yet received the scholarl..


Cosmopolitan Style

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Rebecca L. Walkowitz | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231137508
ISBN 13 : 0231137508

This is a groundbreaking work which links the novels of modernist, contemporary, and postcolonial authors to rethink the political nature of cosmopolitanism...


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