J.G. Farrell (BOK)

John McLeod

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J. G. Farrell's 'Empire Triology' ('Troubles', 'The Siege of Krishnapur','The Singapore Grip')was one of the major achievements of postwar fiction and this new and accessible study excitingly explores its substance and significance and assesses its damning and influential critique of British colonial rule. Rather than position him at the end of a tradition of nostalgic Empire writing McLeod shows how Farrell's novels satirize the perspectives of those who served the Empire and were caught up in its decline. McLeod also explores his early fiction, his unfinished posthumous novel and accounts for his changing critical legacy since his premature death in 1979, aged 44. CONTENTS Acknowledgements Biographical Outline List of Abbreviations 1. Introduction: 'fanciful tales' 2. The Early Novels 3. Ireland, 1919-1921 4. India, 1857 & 1871 5. Singapore 6. Critical Legacy Notes Bibliography Index AUTHOR: John McLeodis Reader in Postcolonial and Diaspora Literatures, University of Leeds.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter John McLeod
Forlag
Northcote House Publishers Ltd
ISBN 9780746309865
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 0,7cm
Vekt 172 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -