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Author Majumdar, Saikat, author.

Title Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire / Saikat Majumdar.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    823.09 MAJ    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Paperback edition.
Description 232 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published: 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-220) and index.
Contents Introduction: poetics of the prosaic -- James Joyce and the banality of refusal -- Katherine Mansfield and the fragility of Pakeha boredom -- The dailiness of trauma and liberation in Zoe Wicomb -- Amit Chaudhuri and the materiality of the mundane -- Epilogue: The uneventful.
Subject Commonwealth fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Banality (Philosophy) in literature.
Place (Philosophy) in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric).
Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780231156950 (pbk.)
0231156952 (pbk.)

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