On 2 November 2011 contributors to the volume ‘End of Empire and the English Novel since
1945’ explored the history of post-war England through their readings of a range of writers
and genres. Professor Susheila Nasta, a respondent in the discussion, raised the question of
why there still remains an inability in much post-war English fiction to imaginatively engage
directly with the realities of migration, decolonisation, immigration, and cultural co-existence.
• Susheila Nasta
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