The Passage of Literature

The Passage of Literature

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Through a set of comparative studies of the fiction of Joseph Conrad, Jean Rhys, and Pramoedya Ananta Toer, The Passage of Literature explains the interrelation between English, Creole, and Indonesian formations of literary modernism, arguing that each passage of literature is the site of contest between competing genealogies of culture.I acknowledge my debt to three very different readers of Conrad I was privileged to be able to meet while they were alive: Eloise Knapp ... I thank Routledge for permission to republish an expanded and revised version of this essay. ... I have an impressionistic childhood memory, before I could read myself, almost a baby, of seeing the title cover of Jean Rhysa#39;s Wide Sargasso Sea on a bookshelf at home.

Title:The Passage of Literature
Author:Christopher GoGwilt
Publisher:OUP USA - 2011-01-27


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