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Cultural identity and postmodern writing / edited by Theo D'haen and Pieter Vermeulen.

Haen, Theo d'. (Added Author). Vermeulen, Pieter. (Added Author).
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Subject: National characteristics in literature.
Postmodernism.
Literature > 20th century > History and criticism.
Literature > 21st century > History and criticism.
Caractéristiques nationales dans la littérature.
Postmodernisme.
Littérature > 20e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Littérature > 21e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781429481212
  • ISBN: 1429481218
  • ISBN: 9789401203692
  • ISBN: 9401203695
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (258 pages).
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Cultural identity and postmodern writing / Theo D'haen -- Postmodern poetry meets modernist discourse: contemporary poetry in the low countries / Jos Joosten and Thomas Vaessens -- Cultural identity and postmodern writing in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1989 / Robert Haak -- Cultural identity and postmodern writing in Austrian literature / Andrea Kunne -- A confluence of narratives: cultural perspectives in postmodernist Scottish fiction / Roel Daamen -- Myth and revolution in the Caribbean postmodern / Patricia Krüs -- Enchantment or fright? Identity and postmodern writing in contemporary Puerto Rico / Kristian van Haesendonck -- Dreams that dreams remain: three Cuban novels of the 90s / Nanne Timmer -- A race of sleepless people breaks into history / Adriana Churampi -- Tampering with the nation: America, postmodernism, globalization--to the beginning and back again / Markha G. Valenta.
Summary: Cultural Identity and Postmodern Writing seeks to ascertain the relationship obtaining between the specific form postmodernism assumes in a given culture, and the "national narrative" in which that culture traditionally recognizes itself. Theo D'haen provides a general introduction to the issue of "cultural identity and postmodern writing." Jos Joosten and Thomas Vaessens take a look at Dutch literature, and particular Dutch poetry, in relation to "postmodernism." Robert Haak and Andrea Kunne do the same with regard to, respectively, German and Austrian literature, while Roel Daamen.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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