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British Fiction After Modernism

British Fiction After Modernism

The Novel at Mid-Century
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Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: British Fiction After Modernism; M.MacKay & L.Stonebridge Rendering Justice to the Visible World: History, Politics and National Identity in the Novels of Graham Greene; A.Gasiorek The Case for Storm Jameson; E.Maslen The Nooks and Crannies of her Being: Howard Spring's Shabby Tiger and Northern Camp; P.Magrs A Plausible Magic: The Novels of Henry Green; J.Wood Varieties of Modernism, Varieties of Incomprehension: Patrick Hamilton and Elizabeth Bowen; J.Mepham James Hanley and the Colours of War G.Barrett The Girl on a Swing: Childhood and Writing in the 1940s; N.Reeve Ivy Compton-Burnett and Risibility; S.Crangle Angus Wilson: No Laughing Matter and No Laughing Matter ; S.Jacobi Reconsidering Lucky Jim : Kingsley Amis and the Condition of England; G.Londe Olivia Manning and her Masculine Outfit; J.Treglown The Cold War Way of Death: Muriel Spark's Memento Mori ; R.Mengham The Greater Tragedy Imposed on the Small: Art, Anachrony and the Perils of Bohemia in Rebecca West's The Fountain Overflows; V.Sage From Psychology to Ontology: William Golding's Later Fiction; K.McCarron The British Novel in 1960; B.Bergonzi Selected Bibliography Index
This collection of essays offers a wide-ranging and provocative reassessment of the British novel's achievements after modernism. The book identifies continuities of preoccupation - with national identity, historiography and the challenge to literary form presented by public and private violence - that span the entire century.

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Autor: M. MacKay
ISBN-13: 9781349540877
ISBN: 1349540870
Einband: Book
Seiten: 221
Gewicht: 312 g
Format: 216x139x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: M. MacKay, L. Stonebridge
GERARD BARRETT Director of Studies for English at St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, UK BERNARD BERGONZI Emeritus Professor of English at Warwick University, UK SARA CRANGLE Research fellow at Queen's College, University of Cambridge, UK ANDRZEJ GASIOREK Reader in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Birmingham, UK STEVEN JACOBI Full-time writer GREG LONDE PhD student at Princeton University, USA MARINA MACKAY Assistant Professor of English at Washington University in St Louis, USA PAUL MAGRS Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK KEVIN MCCARRON Reader in American Literature at Roehampton University, London, UK ELIZABETH MASLEN Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, UK ROD MENGHAM Reader in Modern English Literature at the University of Cambridge, UK JOHN MEPHAM Recently retired from teaching philosophy and English literature at Kingston University, UK NEIL REEVE Teaches at the University of Wales, Swansea, UK VICTOR SAGE Professor of Literature at the University of East Anglia, UK LYNDSEY STONEBRIDGE Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of East Anglia, UK JEREMY TREGLOWN Professor of English at Warwick University, UK and the biographer of V.S. Pritchett JAMES WOOD Teaches at Harvard University, USA

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Autor: M. MacKay
ISBN-13:: 9781349540877
ISBN: 1349540870
Erscheinungsjahr: 05.06.2016
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Gewicht: 312g
Seiten: 221
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x139x17 mm, Bibliographie