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Music and Identity in Postcolonial British-South Asian Literature.

By: Hoene, Christin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (179 p.).ISBN: 9781317679165.Subject(s): Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature | Music in literature | Postcolonialism in literature | South Asian fiction (English) -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Music and Identity in Postcolonial British-South Asian LiteratureDDC classification: 820.9 | 820.9954 LOC classification: PR9570.S64 H64 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Notes on Music in Postcolonial Literature; 1 Singing the Nation; 2 (Dis)locating Identity; 3 Performing 'Englishness'; 4 Music, Magical Realism, and Globalization; Conclusion: Sounding Together; Index
Summary: This book examines the role of music in British-South Asian postcolonial literature, asking how music relates to the construction of postcolonial identity. It focuses on novels that explore the postcolonial condition in India, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom: Vikram Seth''s A Suitable Boy, Amit Chaudhuri''s Afternoon Raag, Suhayl Saadi''s Psychoraag, Hanif Kureishi''s The Buddha of Suburbia and The Black Album, and Salman Rushdie''s The Ground Beneath Her Feet, with reference to other texts, such as E.M. Forster''s A Passage to India and Vikram Seth''s An Equal Music. The analyzed novels feat
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Notes on Music in Postcolonial Literature; 1 Singing the Nation; 2 (Dis)locating Identity; 3 Performing 'Englishness'; 4 Music, Magical Realism, and Globalization; Conclusion: Sounding Together; Index

This book examines the role of music in British-South Asian postcolonial literature, asking how music relates to the construction of postcolonial identity. It focuses on novels that explore the postcolonial condition in India, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom: Vikram Seth''s A Suitable Boy, Amit Chaudhuri''s Afternoon Raag, Suhayl Saadi''s Psychoraag, Hanif Kureishi''s The Buddha of Suburbia and The Black Album, and Salman Rushdie''s The Ground Beneath Her Feet, with reference to other texts, such as E.M. Forster''s A Passage to India and Vikram Seth''s An Equal Music. The analyzed novels feat

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<p>Christin Hoene is Assistant Lecturer of English Literature at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany and the University of Potsdam, Germany.</p>

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