Contemporary British Novel Since 1980 by James Acheson
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Contemporary British Novel Since 1980
By James Acheson

The Contemporary British Novel Since 1980

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Contemporary British Novel Since 1980 by James Acheson

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Written by some of the world's finest contemporary literature specialists, the specially commissioned essays in this volume examine the work of more than twenty major British novelists, including Peter Ackroyd, Martin Amis, Iain (M.) Banks, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Janice Galloway, Kazuo Ishiguro, Hanif Kureishi, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Graham Swift, Rose Tremain, Marina Warner, Irvine Welsh and Jeanette Winterson. Focusing mainly on authors whose first novels have appeared since 1980, the essays provide expert and original analysis of the most recent trends in the theory and practice of contemporary British fiction, and are organized by these 4 major approaches: realism, postcolonialism, feminism and postmodernism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403974303
ISBN-10: 1403974306
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 255
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 26-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Acheson

JAMES ACHESON is former Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is author of Samuel Beckett's Artistic Theory and Practice: Criticism, Drama, Early Fiction and John Fowles. SARAH C. E. ROSS is a Lecturer in English at Massey University, New Zealand, where she teaches Medieval and Renaissance Literature and Contemporary Fiction.

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