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Kipling and Beyond Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism

by K. Nagai

Kipling and Beyond Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism Synopsis

Featuring an internationally distinguished list of contributors, Kipling and Beyond reassesses Kipling's texts and their reception in order to explore new approaches in postcolonial studies. The collection asks why Kipling continues to be a significant cultural icon and what this legacy means in the context of today's Anglo-American globalization.

Kipling and Beyond Patriotism, Globalisation and Postcolonialism Press Reviews

'Not only does this excellent collection offer much to those interested in Kipling, it will reward the attention of all who approach the texts of the past using postcolonial perspectives...From Rooney and Nagai's deeply considered introduction to the final pages, this is a highly stimulating and sophisticated volume.' - Howard J. Booth, Journal of Postcolonial Writing ' 'Why Kipling today?' is the question that the editors of Kipling and Beyond ask, the answer to which is persuasively and meticulously explored in this most excellent collection of essays by an internationally eminent field of scholars....In conclusion, the essays in this volume offer throughtful and nuanced readings of Kipling's texts and make a compelling case for why we must continue to celebrate and learn from Kipling in the twenty-first century' - Supriya Goswami, Wasafiri

Book Information

ISBN: 9781349309498
Publication date: 1st January 2010
Author: K. Nagai
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 214 pages
Categories: Literary studies: from c 1900 -, Literature: history & criticism, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 , Literary theory, Cultural studies,

About K. Nagai

SHIRLEY CHEW, Emeritus Professor of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literatures, University of Leeds, UK JO COLLINS, University of Kent, UK BEN GRANT, University of Kent, UK DONNA LANDRY, Professor of English and American Literature, University of Kent, UK KAORI NAGAI, Assistant Lecturer, University of Kent, UK BENITA PARRY, Emerita Professor, University of Warwick, UK JUDITH PLOTZ, Professor of English, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA CAROLINE ROONEY, Director of the Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Research, University of Kent, UK RASHNA BATLIWALA SINGH, Visiting Professor, Colorado College, USA HARISH TRIVEDI, Professor of English, University of Delhi, India CLAIRE WESTALL, Department of ...

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