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Imagining London Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis Read Ì 0 London was once the hub of an empire on which 'the sun never set' After the second world war as Britain withdrew from most of its colonies the city that once possessed the world began to contain a diasporic world that was increasingly taking possession of it Drawing on postcolonial theories as well as interdisciplinary perspectives from cultural geography urban theory history and sociology Imagining London examines representations of the English metropolis in Canadian West Indian South A.

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Imagining London Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis Read Ì 0 Sian and second generation 'black British' novels written in the last half of the twentieth century It analyzes the diverse ways in which London is experienced and portrayed as a transnational space by Commonwealth expatriates and migrantsAs the former 'heart of empire' and a contemporary 'world city ' London metonymically represents the British Empire in two distinct ways In the early years of decolonization it is a primarily white city that symbolizes imperial power and history Over ti.

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Imagining London Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis Read Ì 0 Me as migrants from former colonies have 'reinvaded the centre' and changed its demographic and cultural constitution it has come to represent empire geographically and spatially as a global microcosm John Clement Ball examines the work of than twenty writers including established authors such as Robertson Davies Mordecai Richler Jean Rhys Sam Selvon VS Naipaul Anita Desai and Salman Rushdie and newer voices such as Catherine Bush David Dabydeen Amitav Ghosh Hanif Kureishi and Zadie Smit.

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  • Paperback
  • 295
  • Imagining London Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis
  • John Clement Ball
  • English
  • 27 February 2020
  • 9780802094551