Twentieth Century Literature : Emerging Trends (Hardbound)

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The literary canon of twentieth-century illustrates an aesthetic shift marked by a tendency of literature to turn more experimental, more anxious, and more self-questioning. The ‘two World Wars, the social and political upheavals, the consolidation and expansion of multinational capitalism, the emergence of the information age, the struggle of postcolonial voices after the end of the British Empire, and the changing configuration of a new multicultural population,’ led to a refashioning in the arena of literary studies. Encompassing an array of diverse aesthetics, styles and approaches, the essays in, “Twentieth Century Literature: Emerging Trends” Aim to discuss the new developments in twentieth century literature, both by embracing new critical paradigms and by re-examining the relationship between the transnational/cultural, the global and the postcolonial in a rapidly evolving field. The anthology humbly seeks to take up the challenges in twentieth-century literary tradition which have been explored various by writers interrogating the cultural implications of generic boundaries, by feminist writers rereading gender in conjunction with other categories such as race and class, by multicultural writers whose work emanates from and approaches the postcolonial situation and reveal new insights into the politics of literary canon formation. It will undoubtedly prove valuable to the students, researches and scholars, researchers and students of English Literature.

About the Author/s
Sunita Sinha, a gold medallist from the Patna University, Bihar has been teaching as an Associate Professor in English in Women’s College, Samastipur, L.N. Mithila University, Bihar. She has authored two books, Graham Greene: A Study of His Major Novels and Post-Colonial Women Writers: New Perspectives. She has edited twelve anthologies: New Urges in Postcolonial Literature: Widening Horizons; Reconceiving Postcolonialism: Visions and Revisions; Postcolonial Imaginings: Fissions and Fusions; Critical Responses to Kiran Desai; New Perspectives in British Literature Vol. 1 and 11; Indian Booker Prize Winners, Vol. 1 and 11; Modern Literary Theories: New Perspectives, Vol. 1 and 2; Canons of Children’s Literature, Vol. 1 and 2. She has participated in many national and international seminars and conferences, chaired sessions at the seminars and has written many scholarly papers which have been published in various national and international journals. Her areas of interest are British, Indian, Australian and Canadian Literature. She is the Honorary Editor/Director for Bihar, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd. She is the Editor of The Atlantic Review of Feminist Literature and the Associate Editor of The Atlantic Critical Review.
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AuthorSunita Sinha
Original PriceINR 795
Publication Year2014
PublisherAtlantic Publishers and Distributors (P) Ltd
SubjectEnglish Literature
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