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  • 1. Introduction: The Globalization of Fiction/the Fiction of Globalization–Susie O'Brien and Imre Szeman

    2. Globalization and the Claims of Postcoloniality–Simon Gikandi

    3. Cosmo-Theory–Timothy Brennan

    4. Desiring Good(s) in the Face of Marginalized Subjects: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in a Global Context–Rosemary Jane Jolly

    5. Out of Africa: Literary Globalization in the Winds of Change–Paul Sharrad

    6. Technologies of the Self: Corporeal Affects of English–Sneja Gunew

    7. Decolonizing (the) English–Peter Hitchcock

    8. Literature As Proleptic Globalization, or a Prehistory of the New Intellectual Property–Caren Irr

    9. Who's Afraid of National Allegory? Jameson, Literary Criticism, Globalization–Imre Szeman

    10. The Eidaesthetic Itinerary: Notes on the Geopolitical Movement of the Literary Absolute–Nicholas Brown

    11. Notes on Contributors

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    Over the past several years, everyone engaged in the humanities and social sciences has had to assess the implications of globalization for their various disciplinary practices. This special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly explores the meaning(s) of globalization for the practice of literary studies and for the concept of literature itself. Focusing on the institutions and practices of English Studies—from the fate of British literature to the relationship between globalization and postcolonialism—the essays in this issue collectively offer a profound reimagination of the present and future of literary theory and criticism. This issues includes exciting new work by Nicholas Brown, Timothy Brennan, Simon Gikandi, Sneja Gunew, Peter Hitchcock, Caren Irr, Rosemary Jolly, Susie O’Brien, Paul Sharrad, and Imre Szeman.

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