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End of empire and the English novel

Nasta, Susheila (2012). End of empire and the English novel. British Academy Review, 19 pp. 46–49.

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Abstract

On 2 November 2011 contributors to the volume 'End of Empire and the English Novel since 1945', (ed. Bill Shwarz and Rachel Gilmore), explored the history of post-war England through their readings of a range of writers and genres. Professor Susheila Nasta, a respondent in the discussion, raised the question of why there still remains an inability in much post-war English fiction to imaginatively engage directly with the realities of migration, decolonisation, immigration and cultural co-existence.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 The British Academy
ISSN: 2047-1866
Keywords: postcolonial; empire; novel
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
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Item ID: 31483
Depositing User: Susheila Nasta
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2012 14:02
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:39
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31483
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