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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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).