Contemporary British Fiction

Edinburgh University Press
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This critical guide introduces major novelists and themes in British fiction from 1975 to 2005. It engages with concepts such as postmodernism, feminism, gender and the postcolonial, and examines the place of fiction within broader debates in contemporary culture.A comprehensive Introduction provides a historical context for the study of contemporary British fiction by detailing significant social, political and cultural events. This is followed by five chapters organised around the core themes: (1) Narrative Forms, (2) Contemporary Ethnicities, (3) Gender and Sexuality, (4) History, Memory and Writing, and (5) Narratives of Cultural Space.
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About the author

Nick Bentley is Lecturer in English Literature at the School of Humanities, Keele University

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Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
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Published on
Aug 1, 2008
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Pages
264
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ISBN
9780748630370
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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