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A pre-9/11 novel : Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne

A pre-9/11 novel : Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne

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dc.contributor.author Kowal, Ewa [SAP13038510] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-23T10:40:44Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-23T10:40:44Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7395-856-5 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1803-6058 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/4063
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title A pre-9/11 novel : Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 69-79 pl
dc.abstract.en Kapitoil is a 2010 novel by American writer Teddy Wayne. In accordance with the author’s view that any novel narrated in the first person should be labelled “idiosyncratic,” this work certainly offers such a voice. The novel is narrated by a young Muslim man from Qatar who arrives in New York to work as a computer programmer in a major US corporation. His status of an “ultranerd,” cultural outsider and ESL learner makes for most of the humour of the book. However, at its core are serious questions concerning cultural clash, capitalism, globalisation and morality, as – set in 1999, and depicting a character with a vision which becomes drastically revised – Kapitoil provides a background to the current economic crisis. The author calls it “a pre-9/11 novel.” In the paper I examine this new label by locating the novel against the post-9/11 genre and its emergent “second generation,” the so-called postcolonial post-9/11 novel exemplified by Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007). pl
dc.subject.pl powieść po 11 września 2001 pl
dc.subject.pl Teddy Wayne pl
dc.subject.pl Kapitoil pl
dc.subject.pl Mohsin Hamid pl
dc.subject.pl The Reluctant Fundamentalist pl
dc.subject.pl kapitalizm pl
dc.subject.pl krytyka kapitalizmu pl
dc.subject.pl kryzys ekonomiczny pl
dc.subject.en 9/11 pl
dc.subject.en post-9/11 novel pl
dc.subject.en Teddy Wayne pl
dc.subject.en Kapitoil pl
dc.subject.en Mohsin Hamid pl
dc.subject.en The Reluctant Fundamentalist pl
dc.subject.en cultural clash pl
dc.subject.en critique of capitalism pl
dc.subject.en capitalism pl
dc.subject.en economic crisis pl
dc.description.volume 7 pl
dc.description.publication 0,9 pl
dc.title.journal American and British Studies Annual pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filologiczny : Instytut Filologii Angielskiej pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original bez licencji pl

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