Island of the assassins: Cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's The beach

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/226653
Title:
Island of the assassins: Cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's The beach
Authors:
Stephenson, William
Abstract:
This article discusses the use of the cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's novel, The Beach. The author argues that Garland's novel is a most contemporary text, exposing disturbing contradictions in the West's current ideology and behavior.
Affiliation:
University College Chester
Citation:
Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 2005, 46(4), pp. 369-381
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Journal:
Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction
Publication Date:
Jun-2005
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/226653
DOI:
10.3200/CRIT.46.4.369-381
Additional Links:
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00111619.asp
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
This article is not available through ChesterRep.
ISSN:
0011-1619
Sponsors:
This article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - English Language & Literature.
Appears in Collections:
English

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dc.contributor.authorStephenson, Williamen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-30T08:52:30Z-
dc.date.available2012-05-30T08:52:30Z-
dc.date.issued2005-06-
dc.identifier.citationCritique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 2005, 46(4), pp. 369-381en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0011-1619-
dc.identifier.doi10.3200/CRIT.46.4.369-381-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/226653-
dc.descriptionThis article is not available through ChesterRep.en_GB
dc.description.abstractThis article discusses the use of the cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's novel, The Beach. The author argues that Garland's novel is a most contemporary text, exposing disturbing contradictions in the West's current ideology and behavior.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipThis article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - English Language & Literature.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00111619.aspen_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fictionen_GB
dc.subjectAlex Garlanden_GB
dc.subjectdrugsen_GB
dc.subjectcannabisen_GB
dc.titleIsland of the assassins: Cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's The beachen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity College Chesteren_GB
dc.identifier.journalCritique: Studies in Contemporary Fictionen_GB
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