Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of by Michael K. Walonen

By Michael K. Walonen

This e-book is a transnational examine of ways modern fiction writers from the USA and Canada to Nigeria to India to Dubai have conceptualized the emergent social areas of the various corners of the neoliberal international system. Over the span of the previous 3 to 4 a long time, unfastened industry monetary regulations were offered to or driven upon each society at the globe not directly, form, or shape. The upshot of this has been an international process based when it comes to an unlimited shift of strength and assets from govt to non-public firm, dwindling civic existence changed by means of emerging consumerism, an rising oligarchic rentier category, huge segments of inhabitants confronted with meager fabric stipulations of lifestyles and few customers of socio-economic mobility, and a looming experience of a close to destiny ruled via extra financial collapses and mounting social strife. This publication analyses a large cultural array of a few of the main poignant narrative engagements with neoliberalism in its quite a few localized manifestations through the international.  

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