Download e-book for kindle: Atlantic Afterlives in Contemporary Fiction: The Oceanic by S. Ahlberg

By S. Ahlberg

ISBN-10: 1137479213

ISBN-13: 9781137479211

Atlantic Afterlives in modern Fiction bargains clean readings of what has been known as "transatlantic literature". In chosen 20th- and twenty-first-century texts it discovers a shift from oceanic, place-based wisdom to an atmospheric, placeless circulate of data. Consonant with the displacements of the data Age, this publication reads modern narrative because it imagines and navigates present day digital areas. a tremendous end of the publication is that highbrow assets are finite and may be used sustainably. therefore, arguing opposed to a traditional comparative method, this ebook proposes examining practices that face up to the tendency towards an oversupply of transformed literary contexts that turns out bent on matching the achieve of the realm extensive internet. as a substitute, the booklet reimagines position as a convention within the means it really is communicated and narrated. finally, this e-book empowers the reader to reimagine a destiny for narrative within the info Age.

Show description

Read or Download Atlantic Afterlives in Contemporary Fiction: The Oceanic Imaginary in Literature since the Information Age (The New Urban Atlantic) PDF

Best british & irish contemporary literature books

New PDF release: Middlebrow Literary Cultures: The Battle of the Brows,

The literary 'middle ground', as soon as brushed aside by means of academia as insignificant, is the positioning of robust anxieties approximately cultural authority that proceed to this present day. in brief, the middlebrow concerns . those essays learn the prejudices and aspirations at paintings within the 'battle of the brows', and exhibit that cultural worth is usually relative and situational.

New PDF release: New Trends in Contemporary Latin American Narrative:

Reading a wealthy new new release of Latin American writers, this assortment deals new views at the present prestige of Latin American literature within the age of globalization. Authors explored are from the growth and Postboom sessions, together with those that mix social preoccupations, like drug trafficking, with aesthetic ones.

Download PDF by Daniel E. O'Sullivan: Chess in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age: A Fundamental

The sport of chess was once wildly well known within the center a while, quite a bit in order that it grew to become a major suggestion paradigm for thinkers and writers who applied its vocabulary and imagery for commentaries on battle, politics, love, and the social order. during this selection of essays, students examine chess texts from quite a few traditions – English, French, German, Latin, Persian, Spanish, Swedish, and Catalan – and argue that wisdom of chess is vital to knowing medieval tradition.

Download e-book for iPad: Volume 16, Tome I: Kierkegaard's Literary Figures and by Katalin Nun,Jon Stewart

Whereas Kierkegaard is likely to be identified most sensible as a non secular philosopher and thinker, there's an unmistakable literary aspect in his writings. He usually explains complicated ideas and ideas through the use of literary figures and motifs that he may possibly imagine his readers might have a few familiarity with. This measurement of his idea has served to make his writings way more well known than these of different philosophers and theologians, yet whilst it has made their interpretation extra complicated.

Additional resources for Atlantic Afterlives in Contemporary Fiction: The Oceanic Imaginary in Literature since the Information Age (The New Urban Atlantic)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Atlantic Afterlives in Contemporary Fiction: The Oceanic Imaginary in Literature since the Information Age (The New Urban Atlantic) by S. Ahlberg


by Brian
4.3

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 8 votes

Published by admin