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By Janice Ho

kingdom and Citizenship within the Twentieth-Century British Novel charts how novelists imagined altering sorts of citizenship in twentieth-century Britain. This examine deals a brand new approach of realizing the structure of the geographical region by way of the concept that of citizenship. via shut readings, it finds how significant authors comparable to E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen, Sam Selvon, Buchi Emecheta, Salman Rushdie, and Monica Ali offered political struggles over citizenship in the course of key ancient moments: the arrival of democracy, the emancipation of ladies, the increase of social-welfare provision, the establishment of the safety nation in the course of international battle II, and the emergence of multicultural citizenship in the course of postwar immigration. This serves because the first full-length monograph to map the interrelations among literary creation and public debates approximately citizenship that formed Britain within the 20th century.

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