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Coda: The Cosmopolitan Imagination

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reviews the question of how globalisation can be turned to the people's advantage in order to benefit humankind, and also re-examines the role of literature in acknowledging the actual ... More


Recomposing the past: trauma and improvisation in Toni Morrison's Jazz and Jackie Kay's Trumpet

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter views the conceptualisation of literature as a way of ‘working-through’, which consequently involves its own potential risks, and stresses that writing must not forget the challenge that ... More


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