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Shifting Conditions: The Changing Markets for South Asian Writing in Britain during the Twentieth Century

Ruvani Ranasinha

in South Asian Writers in Twentieth-Century Britain: Culture in Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199207770
eISBN:
9780191695681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207770.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a broad literary and structural history of South Asian Anglophone writing published in Britain. Early writers like Mulk Raj Anand and Nirad Chaudhuri need to be seen in terms of ... More


Trafficking in Trauma: Women’s Rights, Civil Rights, and Sensationalism as a Spur to Social Justice

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the pressures of the journalists' job and the traumatic experiences of women, minorities, and journalist–literary figures from historically marginalized groups as well as those ... More


Refusing Sovereignty: Impossible Subjects and the Politics of Resistance

Jonathan Vincent

in The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466664
eISBN:
9780190466688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466664.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 6 convenes a number of texts highly resistant to political trends issuing in the postwar malaise to challenge the received story of World War I’s literary backlash as the more vibrant culture ... More


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