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Author GoGwilt, Christopher Lloyd

Title The passage of literature : genealogies of modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya / Christopher GoGwilt

Publ Info New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PR888.M63 G64 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PR888.M63 G64 2011    DUE 11-19-14
Descript xiv, 336 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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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
LC subject 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
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation
Rhys, Jean -- Criticism and interpretation
Toer, Pramoedya Ananta, 1925-2006 -- Criticism and interpretation
Link Online version: GoGwilt, Christopher Lloyd. Passage of literature. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 (OCoLC)743168672
ISBN 9780199751624 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199751625 (cloth : alk. paper)