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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2018/19 which does not start until 01/01/2019
  1. Seminar One 5 items
    1. Midnight's children - Salman Rushdie 1982, c1981

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Lost in the funhouse: fiction for print, tape, live voice - John Barth 1988

      Book Essential See: pp. 72-97.

    3. The Politics of Postmodernism: Parody and History - Linda Hutcheon 1987

      Article Essential See: pp. 179-187.

    4. Modern literary theory: a reader - Philip Rice, Patricia Waugh c2001

      Book Essential See: Terry Eagleton, extract from The Illusions of Postomdernism, pp. 341-343. Available via the Online Resource button.

    5. Postmodernism: a reader 2014

      Book Essential See: Postmodernism: An Introdcution, pp. 1-31 and Jean-Francois Lyotard, Answering the Qustion: What is Postmodernism?, pp. 38-46.

  2. Seminar Two 3 items
    1. Freedom - Jonathan Franzen 2011

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. The century - Alain Badiou, Alberto Toscano, Editions du Seuil c2007

      Book  See: The Passion for the Real and the Montage of Semblance, pp. 48-57. Available via the Online Resource Button

    3. Capitalist realism: is there no alternative? - Mark Fisher, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2009

      Book Essential

  3. Seminar Three 4 items
    1. Remainder - Tom McCarthy 2015

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. A girl is a half-formed thing - Eimear McBride 2013

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    3. Aesthetics and politics - Ernst Bloch 1977

      Book Essential See: Bertolt Brecht, On the Formalistic Character of the Theory of Realism, pp. 70-76 and 82-85, available via Online Resource button.

    4. Modernism: an anthology of sources and documents - Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou c1998

      Book  See: Georg Lukacs, Realism in the Balance, pp. 584-590. Available via the Online Resource Button

  4. Seminar Four 4 items
    1. Sheepshagger - Niall Griffiths 2002

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. A brief history of neoliberalism - David Harvey, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2005

      Book Essential See: Introduction, pp. 1-4.

    3. Capitalist realism: is there no alternative? - Mark Fisher, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2009

      Book  See: pp. 1-20.

    4. Non-stop inertia - Ivor Southwood, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2011

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  5. Seminar Five 3 items
    1. Open city - Teju Cole 2012

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. The practice of everyday life - Michel de Certeau, Ebooks Corporation Limited 1988

      Book  See: Walking in the city, pp. 91-110.

    3. World city - Doreen B. Massey 2007

      Book Essential

  6. Seminar Six 3 items
    1. The submission - Amy Waldman 2012

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. State of exception - Giorgio Agamben, Dawson Books 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book  See: The State of Exception as a Paradigm of Government, pp. 1-32.

    3. The shock doctrine: the rise of disaster capitalism - Naomi Klein 2008

      Book Essential Pp. 3-21, 'Introduction', and pp.283-291 available via the Online Resource button.

  7. Seminar Seven 4 items
    1. Never let me go - Kazuo Ishiguro 2005

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Translated accounts: a novel - James Kelman 2001

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    3. Homo sacer: sovereign power and bare life - Giorgio Agamben 1998

      Book Essential See: 'Biopolitics and the Rights of Man', pp. 126-135. Available via the Online Resource button.

    4. Wasted lives: modernity and its outcasts - Zygmunt Bauman, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2004

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  8. Seminar Eight 3 items
    1. Mermaids in Paradise - Lydia Millet 2015

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. The collected stories of Lorrie Moore - Lorrie Moore 2009

      Book  See: Chapter 'Joy': Pp. 365-379 available via Online Resource Button.

  9. Seminar Nine 2 items
    1. The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao - Junot Díaz 2009, c2008

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

  10. Seminar Ten 3 items
    1. Behind the beautiful forevers: life, death and hope in a Mumbai slum - Katherine Boo 2013

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Nothing to envy: real lives in North Korea - Barbara Demick 2010

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase