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The Novel Now

Contemporary British Fiction

Wiley, J,
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The Novel Now is an intelligent and engaging survey ofcontemporary British fiction.
* * Discusses familiar names such as Martin Amis, Ian McEwan,Salman Rushdie, and Angela Carter and compares them with morerecent authors, including David Mitchell, Ali Smith, A.L. Kennedy,Matt Thorne, Nicola Barker, and Toby Litt
* Incorporates original coverage of subgenres such as chick lit,lad lit, gay fiction, crime fiction, and the historical novel
* Discusses the ways in which notions of regional identity andtribalist views have surfaced in UK and Irish fiction, and howpost-Imperial sensibility has become a feature of the'British' novel
* Situates contemporary fiction within its socio-cultural andliterary contexts.

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Titel: The Novel Now
Autoren/Herausgeber: Richard Bradford
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781405172851

Seitenzahl: 264
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Richard Bradford is Professor of English at the University of Ulster. He has published 14 books on a variety of topics, from Milton to literary theory to post-war British literature. His recent biographies of Kingsley Amis (Lucky Him: The Life of Kingsley Amis, 2001) and Philip Larkin (First Boredom, Then Fear: The Life of Philip Larkin, 2005) have received excellent reviews.

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