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The Cosmopolitan Novel (Hardcover)

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The novel is said to develop in time with the nation-state, but Berthold Schoene points instead to a new subgenre that is adept at imagining a global community. Schoene reads contemporary British writers--Rachel Cusk, Kiran Desai, Hari Kunzru, Jon McGregor, and David Mitchell-- against established novelists, such as Arundhati Roy, James Kelman, and Ian McEwan. Each chapter explores a different theoretical concept, including "glocality," "glomicity," "tour du monde," "connectivity," and "compearance," altogether defining a new cosmopolitanism that responds to global socioeconomic formations.

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Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780748638154
SKU 213821417
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0748638156
Release Date 3/1/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 22
Number of Pages 0216
Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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