A unified scene? Global fictions in the C21

Shaw, Kristian (2015) A unified scene? Global fictions in the C21. Alluvium Journal, 4 (3). ISSN 2050-1560

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The twenty-first century has been marked by an unprecedented intensification in globalisation, transnational mobility and technological change. According to Peter Boxall, there has been a ‘turn in the fiction of the new century’ to reflect this ‘contemporary global condition’ (Boxall 141). This article examines how British and American literature engage with twenty-first century culture to reflect this emergent globalised state.

Keywords:English Literature, Globalization, contemporary literature, Digital technology, Cosmopolitanism, JCOpen
Subjects:Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q320 English Literature
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
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Deposited On:02 Feb 2017 09:33

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