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Utopian Generations:
The Political Horizon of Twentieth-Century Literature
Nicholas Brown

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"In Utopian Generations, Nicholas Brown's grasp of marxian analysis is subtle and his general argument about the literary configurations of the idea of Utopia and the sublime on the works of the modernist and African writers he examines is both riveting and insightful. However, the book's greatest strength lies in its detailed and multilayered analyses of the authors and the texts themselves. Every chapter contains moments of real brilliance, which derive directly from the analyses. In fact, the writing inadvertently illustrates a species of immanent criticism in the best Adornian sense, and in a way that proves really illuminating as a method of comparative scholarship."--Ato Quayson, University of Cambridge, author of Calibrations: Reading for the Social

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