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Artists of the Floating World: Contemporary Writers Between Cultures
by Rob Burton
This work analyzes the fiction of four contemporary multicultural writers who render a "floating world" in which cultures converge or collide in unexpected, exciting, and dangerous ways. The novels and short stories of Kazuo Ishiguro, Bessie Head, Bharati Mukherjee, and Salman Rushdie explore a literal and metaphorical floating world (adapted from the Japanese concept of " ...more
Hardcover, 142 pages
Published April 16th 2007 by University Press of America
(first published January 28th 2006)
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