Literature after globalization : textuality, technology and the nation-state / Philip Leonard.
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|Subject:||Literature > 21st century > History and criticism.
Nationalism in literature.
Technology in literature.
Globalization in literature.
- ISBN: 9781441155733
- ISBN: 1441155732
- ISBN: 9781441190710
- ISBN: 1441190716
- ISBN: 9781283950831
- ISBN: 1283950839
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: London ; Bloomsbury, 2013.
|General Note:|| Title from PDF title page (viewed Feb. 1, 2013).
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| FC; Half title; Also Available from Bloomsbury; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 The ends of man: electronic frontiers in an age ofglobal community; 2 A space without geography, a nation without borders:The Cybergypsies and the literature of being-in-common; 3 Teach phenomenology the bomb: Starship Troopers, the technologized body and humanitarian warfare; 4 'Secure, anonymous, unregulated': Cryptonomicon andthe transnational data haven; 5 'A revolution in code'? Transmission and the cultural politicsof hacking.
6 'Without return. Without place': rewriting the book andthe nation in Only RevolutionsNotes; Bibliography; Index.
|Summary:|| Literature after Globalization offers a detailed study of recent literary and theoretical responses to technology, globalization, and national identity. Focusing on texts of the the 1990s and 2000s, particularly novels and other writing by Mark Danielewski, Hari Kunzru, Indra Sinha, and Neal Stephenson, it charts a departure from narratives of globalization which declare the collapse of national cultures, and it considers how national sovereignty has been reinvented and reasserted in the face of technology's transnational effects. Drawing upon recent theoretical responses to technology and cul.