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Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire, Saikat Majumdar

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Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire
Title
Prose of the world
Title remainder
modernism and the banality of empire
Statement of responsibility
Saikat Majumdar
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Language
eng
Summary
Everyday life in the far outposts of empire can be static, empty of the excitement of progress. A pervading sense of banality and boredom are, therefore, common elements of the daily experience for people living on the colonial periphery. Saikat Majumdar suggests that this impoverished affective experience of colonial modernity significantly shapes the innovative aesthetics of modernist fiction. Prose of the World explores the global life of this narrative aesthetic, from late-colonial modernism to the present day, focusing on a writer each from Ireland (James Joyce), New Ze
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YDXCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire, Saikat Majumdar
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Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire, Saikat Majumdar
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/maju15694
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
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Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306834612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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