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The political novel : re-imagining the twentieth century / Stuart A. Scheingold.

By: Scheingold, Stuart AMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York : Continuum, c2010. Description: vii, 262 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781441176394 (pbk.); 1441148078Subject(s): Political fiction -- History and criticism | Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Politics and literature | Politics in literatureDDC classification: 808.3 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Summary: Summary: Reveals how novels of political estrangement have drawn on cultural narratives to capture the zeitgeist of the 20th Century and the disillusionment of modernism. In this book, the author adds political novels to those inquiries and argues that they make a distinctive and hitherto neglected contribution to the collective memory of the 20th Century.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-256) and index.

TOC Novels of political estrangement: subversion of agency in the twentieth century --
Anti-war novels in the twentieth century: the road to late modernity --
The alchemy of catastrophe: seeking spiritual solace in the ashes of the Holocaust --
Aftermath of disaster: the Nazi legacy --
The contradictions of democracy: political estrangement in the U.S. and the U.K. --
Re-imagining the twentieth century, remembering the twenty-first.

Summary:
Reveals how novels of political estrangement have drawn on cultural narratives to capture the zeitgeist of the 20th Century and the disillusionment of modernism. In this book, the author adds political novels to those inquiries and argues that they make a distinctive and hitherto neglected contribution to the collective memory of the 20th Century.

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