The first full-length evaluation of the Booker prize-winning novelist ( for The Ghost Road) whose fiction explores issues of gender and class, violence and memory, across the generations in 20th century Britain.
About the Author
Sharon Monteith is Professor in American Studies at the University of Nottingham. She has published widely on British and American fiction. Her most recent books are Gender and the Civil Rights Movement (1999) and Advancing Sisterhood? (2000) She is currently editing Contemporary British Fiction: Interviews with Novelists and Critical Perspectives on Pat Barker.
Table of Contents
|Abbreviations and References||xii|
|2||Stories of 'the other Britain': Union Street and Blow Your House Down||11|
|3||'You don't kill time, time kills you': Storytelling and Liza's England||28|
|4||Performing the Self: The Man Who Wasn't There||42|
|5||'We will remember them': The Regeneration Trilogy||53|
|6||Looking Forward into the Past: Another World||80|
|7||Understanding not Condemning: Border Crossing||94|