Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

English

First Advisor

Dr. Sonali Perera

Second Advisor

Dr. Jeremy Glick

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Amy Robbins

Abstract

Focusing on the novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, this paper examines Mohsin Hamid’s experimentation with narrative structure and the idea of the split self through the context of Frederic Jameson’s dialectic of the cultural and economic dimensions of globalization and David Harvey’s take on Postmodernism.

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