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GoGwilt, Christopher Lloyd
The passage of literature : genealogies of modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya / Christopher GoGwilt
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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 4th Floor  PR888.M63 G64 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain
Modernism (Literature) -- Caribbean Area
Modernism (Literature) -- Indonesia
Postcolonialism in literature
Comparative literature -- English and Caribbean (English)
Comparative literature -- Caribbean (English) and English
Comparative literature -- English and Indonesian
Comparative literature -- Indonesian and English
Subject Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation
Rhys, Jean -- Criticism and interpretation
Toer, Pramoedya Ananta, 1925-2006 -- Criticism and interpretation
Physical Description xiv, 336 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The linguistic-literary coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernisms -- Opera, modernism, and modernity: reading counterpoint in Conrad's Malay trilogy and Pramoedya's Buru tetralogy -- The repetitive formation of English modernism: Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, and the memory of Joseph Conrad -- Jean Rhys's Francophone English and the Creole impasse of modernity -- Creole legacies in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Pramoedya's This earth of mankind -- The vanishing genre of the Nyai narrative: reading genealogies of English and Indonesian modernism -- Decolonizing tradition: Pramoedya's Indonesian modernism -- Postcolonial philology and the passage of literature

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