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Imagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq Invasion (Paperback)

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In the run-up to, during and after the invasion of Iraq a large number of literary texts addressing that context were produced, circulated and viewed as taking a position for or against the invasion, or contributing political insights. This book provides an in-depth survey of such texts to examine what they reveal about the condition of literature.

About the Author


SUMAN GUPTA Professor of Literature and Cultural History at the Open University, UK, and currently Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University. Recent books include The Theory and Reality of Democracy: A Case Study in Iraq (2006), Social Constructionist Identity Politics and Literary Studies (2007), and Literature and Globalization (2009).

Praise For…


"Suman Gupta's Imagining Iraq is brilliantly written, engaging, and authoritative. With a depth and tightness of focus that is really unusual, this book should be given serious attention by academics and students." -- Jago Morrison, Senior Lecturer in English, Brunel University, UK 
 



Product Details
ISBN: 9780230278776
ISBN-10: 0230278779
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 15th, 2011
Pages: 210
Language: English