Narratives of Global Empire
'As a collection of loosely connected essays informed by close textual anayses of a variety of literary works... it has to be lauded.'- Malini Schueller, Journal of American Studies
Judie Newman (Professor of American Studies, University of Nottingham, Fellow of the English Association) is the author of seven books on American and postcolonial literature, a past President of the British Association for American Studies, and recipient of the Arthur Miller Prize in American studies.
Introduction The West Coast Offense Chapter One Red Letters : Hester Prynne in India and Arizona Chapter Two In the Missionary Position : Emily Prager in China Chapter Three Black Atlantic or Black Athena? Globalising the African American Story Chapter Four Local Life, Global Death : David Bradley's Surrogate Stories Chapter Five Going Global : from Danish postcolonial novel to world bestseller Chapter Six Southern Apes: McCarthys Neotenous Killers Chapter Seven Priority Narratives : Bharati Mukherjees Desirable Daughters Conclusion Notes