By S. Ahlberg

Atlantic Afterlives in modern Fiction bargains clean readings of what has been referred to as "transatlantic literature". In chosen 20th- and twenty-first-century texts it discovers a shift from oceanic, place-based wisdom to an atmospheric, placeless circulate of knowledge. Consonant with the displacements of the knowledge Age, this e-book reads modern narrative because it imagines and navigates contemporary digital areas. a massive end of the e-book is that highbrow assets are finite and will be used sustainably. hence, arguing opposed to a standard comparative process, this booklet proposes analyzing practices that face up to the tendency towards an oversupply of remodeled literary contexts that turns out bent on matching the succeed in of the area broad internet. as an alternative, the booklet reimagines position as a convention within the manner it's communicated and narrated. eventually, this publication empowers the reader to reimagine a destiny for narrative within the info Age.

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