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By James Annesley

Interpreting contemporary American fiction in phrases associated with the starting to be appreciation of culture's position within the globalization debate, this booklet deals an cutting edge, severe method of the examine of latest literature. Prompted via the modern American novel's preoccupation with consumerism and the marketplace, this ebook considers the consequences those texts elevate for the research of globalization and means that they give exact methods of figuring out and realizing modern social and fiscal contexts. faraway from easily reflecting current realities, The Fictions of Globalization reads modern writing's specialize in intake and the marketplace because the signal of a efficient trade among the forces of industrial coordination and the enduringly inventive and expressive styles of contemporary culture.

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