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Author Sakr, Rita.

Title Monumental space in the post-imperial novel : an interdisciplinary study / Rita Sakr.

Published New York : Continuum, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.304 SAKR    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [228]-237) and index.
Contents Reading monumental space at the crossroads of disciplines -- "Broken pillars": counter-monumental tactics in James Joyce's Ulysses -- Burning temples and falling empires: unraveling arsonists' dreams in Yukio Mishima's The temple of the golden pavilion -- A history of violence: martyrs' square and the fractured space of memory in Rashid al-Daif's Dear Mr. Kawabata -- Tabooed spaces of greatness and shame: monumentalization and the representation of terror and trauma in Orhan Pamuk's The black book and Snow -- Postscript post-2011: monumental space and the collapse of arab dictatorships.
Subject Fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Monuments in literature.
Public spaces in literature.
ISBN 9781441112699 (hbk.)
1441112693 (hbk.)