Contemporary literature and the state / edited by Matthew Hart and Jim Hansen.

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Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 2008.

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pages 491-720 : 1 portrait ; 24 cm


Introduction: contemporary literature and the state / Matthew Hart and Jim Hansen -- An interview with Jeremy Cronin / Andrew Van Der Vlies -- Tsotsis: on law, the outlaw, and the postcolonial state / Rita Barnard -- The third English civil war: David Peace's "Occult history" of Thatcherism / Matthew Hart -- Failed-state fiction / John Marx -- Life, war and love: the queer anarchism of Robert Duncan's poetic action during the Vietnam war / Eric Keenaghan -- Samuel Beckett's Catastrophe and the theater of pure means / Jim Hansen -- The way ahead: the politics and poetics of Sinapore's developmental landscape / Jini Kim Watson -- Afterword: states of time / Ian Baucom.

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