Imagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq Invasion by Suman GuptaImagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq Invasion by Suman Gupta

Imagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq Invasion

bySuman Gupta

Paperback | January 19, 2011

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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.
SUMAN GUPTA Professor of Literature and Cultural History at the Open University, UK, and currently Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University. Recent books includeThe Theory and Reality of Democracy: A Case Study in Iraq(2006),Social Constructionist Identity Politics and Literary Studies(2007), andLiterature and Globaliza...
Title:Imagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq InvasionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.52 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230278779

ISBN - 13:9780230278776

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Making War: Introduction 'Laws' for Poets: Poetry Anthologies Exacting World: Individual Poetry Collections To Smash the Mirror: Theatre A Joint Enterprise: Fiction Windows into Life-Worlds: Blogs and Conclusion Conclusion Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

"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