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Fictions of Globalization: Consumption, the Market and the Contemporary American Novel

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Februar 2009

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The globalization debate has become a dominant question in manydisciplines but has only tended to be covered within literary studiesin the context of postcolonial literature. This book focuses on readingcontemporary novels in relation to globalization.>

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Culture Incorporated; 2. Cash rules everything around me; 3. Branding, Consumption and Identity; 4. The Fictions of Globalization; 5. Pure shores; 6. Migrating Globalization; Notes; Bibliography; Filmography; Discography; Index.

Portrait

James Annesley is Lecturer in American Literature at Newcastle University, UK.

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"'a thoughtful account of what happens to a nation's fiction when elements of that nation, via a neo-liberal hegemony, presume to project American values to the last corners of the earth.' Richard Godden, Professor of American Literature, University of Sussex '...the work is true to the double meaning of its title, and presents interesting and exciting reading of both the mythology and cultural production of global consumer society.' Aliza Atik, The Rockly Mountain Review of Language and Literature"
EAN: 9780826433169
ISBN: 0826433162
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2009
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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