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Contemporary Britsh Fiction Post 1979
By Richard J. Lane (editor), Philip Tew (editor) and Rod Mengham (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Polity Pr
Publication date February 7, 2003
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780745628677
ISBN-10 0745628672
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $29.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This important new book provides a comprehensive introduction to British fiction from 1979 to the present. The volume outlines the main developments in contemporary fiction and engages with key themes such as cultural identity, gender, myth and history, postcolonialism and urban culture. In a series of lively and accessible essays, key critics introduce a broad range of leading British writers, including Salman Rushdie, Jeanette Winterson, Will Self, Pat Barker, Kazuo Ishiguro, Martin Amis and Zadie Smith. Offering an illuminating analysis and contextualiztion of British fiction today, this book will be essential reading for students and scholars of contemporary literature.

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9780745628677 | details & prices | 288 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $29.95
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