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


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



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