Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing

E. M. Forster's Legacy
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ISBN-13:
9781137288936
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eBook
Seiten:
251
Autor:
Alberto Fernández Carbajal
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing offers a new critical approach to E. M. Forster's legacy. It examines key themes in Forster's work (homosexuality, humanism, modernism, liberalism) and their relevance to post-imperial and postcolonial novels by important contemporary writers.
Acknowledgements Introduction - Liberal, Humanist, Modernist, Queer? Reclaiming Forster's Legacies 1. 'He is One of Your Hollow Men': Homosexuality and Sublimation in Paul Scott's The Raj Quartet and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's Heat and Dust 2. Shattered Realities, Torn Nations: (Post)Modernism in J. G. Farrell's The Siege of Krishnapur and Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day 3. Of 'Planetary strangers': Humanism in Nadine Gordimer's The Lying Days and Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient 4. The Politics of Friendship and Hospitality: Liberalism in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children and The Moor's Last Sigh and in Zadie Smith's On Beauty Conclusion: Towards a Cosmopolitan Humanism Bibliography
Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing offers a new critical approach to E. M. Forster's legacy. It examines key themes in Forster's work (homosexuality, humanism, modernism, liberalism) and their relevance to post-imperial and postcolonial novels by important contemporary writers.

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