The Resource Global matters : the transnational turn in literary studies, Paul Jay., (ebook)

Global matters : the transnational turn in literary studies, Paul Jay., (ebook)

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Global matters : the transnational turn in literary studies
Title
Global matters
Title remainder
the transnational turn in literary studies
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Paul Jay.
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eng
Summary
As the pace of cultural globalization accelerates, the discipline of literary studies is undergoing dramatic transformation. Scholars and critics focus increasingly on theorizing difference and complicating the geographical framework defining their approaches. At the same time, Anglophone literature is being created by a remarkably transnational, multicultural group of writers exploring many of the same concerns, including the intersecting effects of colonialism, decolonization, migration, and globalization. Paul Jay surveys these developments, highlighting key debates within literary and cultural studies about the impact of globalization over the past two decades. Global Matters provides a concise, informative overview of theoretical, critical, and curricular issues driving the transnational turn in literary studies and how these issues have come to dominate contemporary global fiction as well. Through close, imaginative readings Jay analyzes the intersecting histories of colonialism, decolonization, and globalization engaged by an array of texts from Africa, Europe, South Asia, and the Americas, including Zadie Smith's White Teeth, Junot D<U+00dd>az's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss, Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, Vikram Chandra's Red Earth and Pouring Rain, Mohsin Hamid's Moth Smoke, and Zakes Mda's The Heart of Redness. A timely intervention in the most exciting debates within literary studies, Global Matters is a comprehensive guide to the transnational nature of Anglophone literature today and its relationship to the globalization of Western culture
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Midwest
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1946-
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Jay, Paul
Dewey number
809
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Commonwealth fiction (English)
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Transnationalism in literature
  • Globalization in literature
  • Multiculturalism in literature
  • Literature and globalization
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Global matters : the transnational turn in literary studies, Paul Jay., (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780801470066
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12428261
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MWT12428261
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Global matters : the transnational turn in literary studies, Paul Jay., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780801470066
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12428261
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12428261
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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