British Fiction After Modernism
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British Fiction After Modernism

The Novel at Mid-Century
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ISBN-13:
9781349540877
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
05.06.2016
Seiten:
221
Autor:
M. MacKay
Gewicht:
312 g
Format:
216x139x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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.