The Contemporary British Novel

The Contemporary British Novel

by Philip Tew
     
 

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Tew (U. of Central England, Birmingham) offers a guide to key critical and aesthetic issues that help situate contemporary British fiction (since the mid-1970s) within larger critical, cultural, and literary debates. Through close readings of works b y both canonical and lesser-known writers, he shows how they reflect the changes undergone by British society in recent… See more details below

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Tew (U. of Central England, Birmingham) offers a guide to key critical and aesthetic issues that help situate contemporary British fiction (since the mid-1970s) within larger critical, cultural, and literary debates. Through close readings of works b y both canonical and lesser-known writers, he shows how they reflect the changes undergone by British society in recent decades. Some of the themes addressed include social change, urban identity, and the relationship between history and the present. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9780826493200
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/26/2007
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.89(d)

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