Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

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Friday, Jul 31, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Monica Ali, Margaret Atwood, Anne Michaels and Joseph O’Neill
The Atlantic (August 2009)

“In our age of globalization, when immigration and the Internet and multinational conglomerates have made cultural transmission across borders easier than ever, does the idea of a national literature still have meaning? Where, in a civilization divided between cultural nativism and cosmopolitan mélange, does such a literature belong? The Atlantic, in conjunction with the Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity, asked four novelists with international followings to consider these questions.”


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