Posted on 15th May 2012

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Romesh Gunesekera on English in the Second Elizabethan Age

Romesh Gunesekera, the Sri Lanka-born British author of four novels, including his debut Reef (1994), which was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize for Fiction and the Guardian Fiction Prize, belongs to a post-Rushdie generation of writers working in a new global English. In the piece below, originally written for the 2012 Royal Society of…