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History turned "upside dung": The English as underdog in Zadie Smith's White Teeth

Isaacs, Camille (2005) History turned "upside dung": The English as underdog in Zadie Smith's White Teeth. Arts Journal: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Literature, Art & Culture of Guyana & the Caribbean, 2 (1). pp. 39-48. ISSN 1728-7723

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Abstract

A literary criticism of the book "White Teeth," by Zadie Smith is presented. It explores how the author come to a notion of Great Britain as vanquished due to its continuing internal hegemony. It highlights the multiple histories, multiple truths that the novel depicted for the future of region. It examines how the author describes the social conflict in the region and it is concluded that the author's construction of decay is the death of an idea.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 21:15
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2017 04:33
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/415

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