On 12 March 2018, Mauritius celebrated fifty years as an independent nation amidst much fanfare. Yet behind the nation’s official image of multicultural ‘unity in diversity’ lurk deep socio-economic inequalities and inter-ethnic tensions that are insistently critiqued in its literature.
Postgrowth Imaginaries: New Ecologies and Counterhegemonic Culture in Post-2008 Spain by Luis I. Prádanos
This special issue has been compiled to mark the launch of the Comparative Literature section of Modern Languages Open, and includes original articles by Michael Cronin, Andrew Ginger, Florian Mussgnug, Francesca Orsini, Haun Saussy and Galin Tihanov.
The three articles in this collection had their origin at a symposium on 1 February 2014, at Darwin College, Cambridge.
Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis (Luis Moreno-Caballud) studies the emergence of collaborative and non-hierarchical cultures in the context of the Spanish economic crisis of 2008
This special issue aims at interrogating contemporary Britain’s clichés about Italy, showing how the construction of Italy still corresponds to a horizon of expectations more than to reality.
This special edition considers German-language family novels, which are experiencing renewed interest in public and academic discussions alike.