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Babylon and golden city
Susanne Cuevas

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Babylon and golden city
representations of London in black and Asian British novels since the 1990s
Susanne Cuevas.

Published 2008 by Winter in Heidelberg .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1. Locating recent Black and Asian British London novels
1.2. A postcolonial perspective?
1.3. Author profiles
2. The literary tradition
2.1. Images of the city in cultural and literary tradition
2.2. Black and Asian views on London in prose literature 1700-1990
3. Black and South Asian groups in London today: a sociological profile
3.1. Residential patterns
3.2. Representation
3.3. Race relations
4. Theories on urban space and ethnic minorities
5. Novels of development
5.1. The home
5.2. The street
5.3. Pubs, clubs, and parties
5.4. School and university
5.5. "Homelands": real and imaginary
6. Postmodern experiments
6.1. The thriller and detective novel: Diran Adebayo, My once upon a time
6.2. The historical novel today: Bernardine Evaristo, The emperor's babe
6.3. Topoi of modern urban life: Zadie Smith, White teeth
7. Return of realism?
7.1. Monica Ali, Brick lane
7.2. Courttia Newland, The scholar: a west side story
8. Conclusion
9. Bibliography.

Edition Notes

Thesis (doctoral) - Technische Universität, Dresden, 2007.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-245).

Anglistische Forschungen -- Bd. 384, Anglistische Forschungen -- Heft 384.


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PR830.L65 C84 2008

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