Chapter 5. Global Futures: Novelists, Critics, Citizens

  1. Dominic Head

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304718.ch5

The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

How to Cite

Head, D. (2008) Global Futures: Novelists, Critics, Citizens, in The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304718.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170116

Online ISBN: 9781444304718

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Keywords:

  • global futures - novelists, critics, citizens;
  • aim of reorientating academic literary criticism and theory;
  • American pastoral – Roth's caricature of Marcia Umanoff;
  • Claire Messud's The Emperor's Children (2006) and fragility of pre-9/11 society;
  • Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) and new cultural tribalism;
  • Appiah's - economic migrancy as prime motivator in cultural hybridity;
  • globalization processes and host of questions