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By Len Platt,Sara Upstone

Postmodern Literature and Race explores the query of ways dramatic shifts in conceptions of race within the past due 20th and early twenty-first centuries were addressed via writers on the leading edge of both dramatic alterations of literary shape. a gap part engages with the huge query of ways the geographical and political positioning of experimental writing informs its contribution to racial discourses, whereas later segments specialise in imperative serious domain names inside of this box: race and performativity, race and the modern country, and postracial futures. With essays on quite a lot of modern writers, together with Bernadine Evaristo, Alasdair gray, Jhumpa Lahiri, Andrea Levy, and Don DeLillo, this quantity makes a tremendous contribution to our figuring out of the politics and aesthetics of latest writing.

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