Globalization, Utopia and Postcolonial Science Fiction

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ISBN-13:
9781137283573
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eBook
Seiten:
244
Autor:
E. Smith
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PDF
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
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Englisch
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This study considers the recent surge of science fiction narratives from the postcolonial Third World as a utopian response to the spatial, political, and representational dilemmas that attend globalization.
Acknowledgments Introduction: The Desire Called Postcolonial Science Fiction "Fictions Where a Man Could Live': Worldlessness Against the Void in Salman Rushdie's Grimus 'The Only Way Out is Through': Spaces of Narrative and the Narrative of Space in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight Robber There's No Splace Like Home: Domesticity, Difference, and the 'Long Space' of Short Fiction in Vandana Singh's The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet Claiming the Futures That Are, or, The Cunning of History in Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome and Manjula Padmanabhan's Gandhi-Toxin Mob Zombies, Alien Nations, and Cities of the Undead: Monstrous Subjects and the Postmillennial Nomos in I am Legend and District 9 Third World Punks, or, Watch Out for the Worlds Behind You Conclusion: Reimagining the Material Selected Bibliography Index
This study considers the recent surge of science fiction narratives from the postcolonial Third World as a utopian response to the spatial, political, and representational dilemmas that attend globalization.

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