The Grotesque in Contemporary British Fiction

The Grotesque in Contemporary British Fiction

by Robert Duggan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719078910
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert Duggan is Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Central Lancashire

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The contemporary British grotesque

2. Angela Carter: The play's the thing

3. Martin Amis: The limits of comedy

4. Ian McEwan: Below the waves

5. Iain Banks: Improbable possibilities

6. Will Self: Under the influence

7. Toby Litt: Haunted by the grotesque

Conclusion

Index

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