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Monolingualism and Linguistic Exhibitionism in Fiction

  • Anjali Pandey

About this book

Introduction

How are linguistic wars for global prominence literarily and linguistically inscribed in literature? This book focuses on the increasing presence of cosmetic multilingualism in prize-winning fiction, making a case for an emerging transparent-turn in which momentary multilingualism works in the service of long-term monolingualism.

Keywords

bilingualism culture death English English literature exhibition fiction flat freedom imperialism liberty literature multilingualism Renaissance space

Authors and affiliations

  • Anjali Pandey
    • 1
  1. 1.Salisbury UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137340368
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56705-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34036-8
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