Literary landscapes: from modernism to postcolonialism

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 221 pages
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This book explores the varied ways in which modernist and postcolonial innovations in fiction are motivated by crises and revolutions in the human perception and appropriation of space. 'Space' for the writers concerned has its political, historical, cultural and gender dimensions as well as its geographical identity.

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Contents

From Thomas Hardy to Franz Kafka
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The American Spaces of Henry James
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Space and Place in the Novels of E M Forster
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ATTIE DE LANGE is Professor of English and Director of the Research Unit Languages and Literature in the South African Context, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa.

GAIL FINCHAM is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of English, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

JEREMY HAWTHORN is Professor of Modern British Literature, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

JAKOB LOTHE is Professor of English Literature, University of Oslo, Norway.