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Description - The State of the Novel by Dominic Head

Part of the Blackwell Manifestos series, The State of the Novel offers a lively, yet rigorous investigation into the state and future of the contemporary British novel written by an expert in the field. * evaluates the state of the 'serious literary' novel and novel criticism * prominent treatment is paid to the 'internationalization' of the novel in English * offers a manifesto on contemporary fiction from an expert in this field; Dominic Head is best known for his Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction 1950-2000: a key textbook used in contemporary fiction courses * establishes the shared interests of contemporary theorists of the novel, cultural commentators, and novel consumers * an ideal supplementary text for students and faculty interested in the novel and contemporary fiction

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405170116
ISBN-10: 1405170115
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dominic Head

Dominic Head is Professor of Modern English Literature in the School of English Studies at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of several books on twentieth-century and contemporary literature, including The Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction, 1950-2000 (2002), and, most recently, Ian McEwan (2007). He is also the editor of The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English , third edition (2006).

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