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Author Marks, Peter.

Title Literature and Politics [electronic resource] : Pushing the World in Certain Directions.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (237 pages)
Summary George Orwell argued that one of the four great motives for a prose writer was the desire 'to push the world in a certain direction, to alter other people's idea of the kind of society that they should strive after'. This book contains exciting new work by established and emerging scholars that explores political literature over the last century and a half. It shows how, from The Communist Manifesto to the dystopian future of Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake, writers have attempted to alter p ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CHAPTER FOURTEEN; CHAPTER FIFTEEN; CHAPTER SIXTEEN; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN; NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
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Subject Politics and literature.
Politics in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Marks, Peter. Literature and Politics : Pushing the World in Certain Directions. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2012 9781443835749
ISBN 9781443836036 (electronic bk.)
1443836036 (electronic bk.)
1443835749
9781443835749