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Author Majumdar, Saikat, author

Title Prose of the world : modernism and the banality of empire / Saikat Majumdar
Published [New York] : Columbia University Press, 2015
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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
Summary 'Prose of the World' explores the global life of the banality of Empire. From late-colonial modernism to the present day, he looks at writers from all over the world to expose the everyday life of those abroad
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 8, 2015)
Subject Banality (Philosophy) in literature.
Commonwealth fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 20th century.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Place (Philosophy) in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231527675
9780231527675 (ebook)