Geopolitics and the Anglophone Novel, 1890-2011 by John Marx

By John Marx

Literary fiction is a robust cultural software for criticizing governments and for imagining how higher governance and higher states might paintings. Combining political thought with robust readings of an unlimited diversity of novels, John Marx indicates that fiction over the lengthy 20th century has usually anticipated sturdy executive now not in Utopian yet in pragmatic phrases. Early-twentieth-century novels through Joseph Conrad, E. M. Forster and Rabindrananth Tagore helped forecast global govt after eu imperialism. Twenty-first-century novelists resembling Monica Ali, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Michael Ondaatje and Amitav Ghosh have inherited that legacy and proceed to criticize present rules so one can formulate most sensible practices on an international scale. Marx exhibits how literature could make a tremendous contribution to political and social sciences by way of making a area to visualize and scan with social organization.

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