British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

by Sam Goodman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138777460
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/23/2015
Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sam Goodman is Lecturer in English and Communication at Bournemouth University, UK. His primary research interests include twentieth-century fiction, and medical humanities. He is also the editor of Medicine, Health & the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities (Routledge 2013) with Victoria Bates (Bristol) and Alan Bleakley (Plymouth).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hiding in Plain Sight: Locating the Spy in the British Cultural Imaginary 1. Divided States: Space, Power and Occupied Territory in Post-War Europe 2. Between Battleground & Fairground: British Espionage Fiction and Post War London 3. Safe as Houses: The Spy & Domestic Space 4. One Way Ticket: Travel, Identity and Espionage 5. Winds of Change: Colonial Space and Clandestinity Conclusion: British Spy Fiction: The End of Empire & the End of an Era

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