Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination

Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds

Authors: Trousdale, R.

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Using Vladimir Nabokov and Salman Rushdie's work, this study argues that transnational fiction refuses the simple oppositions of postcolonial theory and suggests the possibility of an inclusive global literature.

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RACHEL TROUSDALE is Associate Professor of English at Agnes Scott College, USA.

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'Trousdale writes with wit, is alert to illuminating details, and sustains and develops her argument effectively - making this a valuable addition to collections supporting study of contemporary fiction and world literature. [...] Highly recommended.' - Choice


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: Hybridity and Transnational Fiction

    Trousdale, Rachel

    Pages 1-14

  • Alternate Worlds

    Trousdale, Rachel

    Pages 15-35

  • Vladimir Nabokov’s Invented Americas

    Trousdale, Rachel

    Pages 37-69

  • Realism, Relativity, and Frames of Reference in Ada and Pale Fire

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    Pages 71-90

  • Cosmopolitanism and the Shiv Sena in Midnight’s Children and The Moor’s Last Sigh

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    Pages 91-117

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination
Book Subtitle
Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10688-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230106888
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10261-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-34674-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28697-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 241
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