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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 Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 The British Academy
ISSN: 2047-1866
Keywords: postcolonial; empire; novel
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
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Item ID: 31483
Depositing User: Susheila Nasta
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2012 14:02
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:19
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31483
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