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

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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Majumdar, Saikat
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commonwealth fiction (English)
  • Banality (Philosophy) in literature
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Literature and society
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Banality (Philosophy) in literature
  • Commonwealth fiction (English)
  • Literature and society
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
  • Commonwealth countries
Label
Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire, Saikat Majumdar
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn825181137
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527675
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/maju15694
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt23k0mg
  • 4165c29f-0d2b-4f94-83de-d4f2143cc5a9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825181137
Label
Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire, Saikat Majumdar
Publication
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
Control code
ocn825181137
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527675
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/maju15694
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt23k0mg
  • 4165c29f-0d2b-4f94-83de-d4f2143cc5a9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825181137

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