REPLICATING THE QUINTESSENTIAL FEATURES OF ENGLISH NATIONAL IDENTITY IN JULIAN BARNES’ ENGLAND, ENGLAND

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In his novel England, England, Barnes imagines a grand Project that promises an authentically English experience offered by a small replica of England on the Isle of Wight, a reconstruction skilfully based on a list of Fifty Quintessences of Englishness. Guided by a strong belief that “we are the new pioneers, we must sell our past to other nations as their future” (Barnes, 2012: 40), the engineers of the Project exploit the necessity of replicating history and culture for business purposes. The paper explores some of these aspects, with a central interest in the concept of Englishness, that all-encompassing collection …


(English) ACCIDENTAL CHRONICLES OF THE ANGLO-IRISH MINORITIES IN IRELAND: JENNIFER JOHSTON’S THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS AND THE RAILWAY STATION MAN

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(English) COMMON EUROPEAN CULTURE IN GEORGE ELIOT’S “MIDDLEMARCH”

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