Music in Contemporary British Fiction by Gerry Smyth
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Music in Contemporary British Fiction
By Gerry Smyth

Music in Contemporary British Fiction

Listening to the Novel

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Music in Contemporary British Fiction by Gerry Smyth

Book Description

Alongside readings of modern novels (including work by David Mitchell, Zadie Smith, Jackie Kay and Andrew O'Hagan), Gerry Smyth offers an extended theoretical analysis of the relationship between music and fiction, as well as a critical overview of the role played by music in the canon of British fiction since the eighteenth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230573284
ISBN-10: 0230573282
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 249
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gerry Smyth

GERRY SMYTH is Reader in Cultural History at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He has published widely on the literature and music of Britain and Ireland. His previous books include The Novel and the Nation (1997), Space and the Cultural Imagination (2001) and Noisy Island: A Short History of Irish Popular Music (2005).

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