Textbooks Facing the East in the West Mobi Read Apps Download Over the last decade, migration flows from Central and Eastern Europe have become an issue in political debates about human rights, social integration, multiculturalism and citizenship in Great Britain. Genre List ❿10_History❿ The increasing number of Eastern Europeans living in Britain has provoked ambivalent and diverse responses, including representations in film and literature that range from travel writing, humorous fiction, mockumentaries, musicals, drama and children’s literature to the thriller. Genre List ❿10_History❿ The present volume discusses a wide range of representations of Eastern and Central Europe and its people as reflected in British literature, film and culture. Genre List ❿10_History❿ The book offers new readings of authors who have influenced the cultural imagination since the nineteenth century, such as Bram Stoker, George Bernard Shaw, Joseph Conrad and Arthur Koestler. Genre List ❿10_History❿ It also discusses the work of more contemporary writers and film directors including Sacha Baron Cohen, David Cronenberg, Vesna Goldsworthy, Kapka Kassabova, Marina Lewycka, Ken Loach, Mike Phillips, Joanne K. Genre List ❿10_History❿ Rowling and Rose Tremain. Genre List ❿10_History❿ With its focus on post-Wall Europe, Facing the East in the Westgoes beyond discussions of migration to Britain from an established postcolonial perspective and contributes to the current exploration of ‘new’ European identities.
- Author≣Barbara Korte,Eva Ulrike Pirker,Sissy Helff_Books
- ISBN 10≣9042030496
- ISBN 13≣9789042030497