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Contemporary British Literature and Urban Space free pdf Contemporary British Literature and Urban Space distils the possibilities for a new way of thinking about space and identity that challenges the seemingly innocuous methods of spatial acquisition and ownership that are inherently tied to Thatcherite notions of privatization. With this in mind, Kim Duff's study examines how Iain Sinclair, Julian Barnes, Irvine Welsh, JG Ballard, Monica Ali, Hanif Kureishi, Alan Hollinghurst, and Will Self write, and rewrite, the city as they capture, subvert, and uncover the tensions inherent in the transformation of British urban space by proposing an understanding of alternative spaces (including the new spatial possibilities of television and communications technology) and emergent citizens, identities, and communities that developed, and continue to develop, as a result of Thatcherism.

About Kimberley Duff

Kim Duff is currently an Affiliate Instructor at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Her research interests include contemporary British fiction, Culture Studies, urban spatial theory, Thatcherism, postcolonial theory, and avant garde poetics. In addition to academic research, she has also published two books of poetry and runs a small chapbook press called Heavy Industries. More details about Kim Duff's research and creative interests, as well as teaching and publication history, can be found at www.kimaduff.com.

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Author : Kimberley Duff
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 15 December 2014
ISBN : 1137429348
EAN : 9781137429346
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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