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New British Fiction

New British Fiction
9 Volumes | 2007 - 2016

Description

This series provides introductions to the key writers from the new generation that has emerged during and after the 1970s. Each volume offers a clear yet theoretically-informed introduction to the writer and their cultural context, accessible readings of their key works, an overview of the critical work available and an interview with the writer.

All books of the series New British Fiction

2016 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Jonathan Coe

Jonathan Coe is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed contemporary British writers. This comprehensive introduction places his work in clear historical and theoretical context, offering extensive readings of the author's ten novels from …

2013 | Contemporary Literature | Book

A.S. Byatt

This comprehensive new study offers a detailed analysis of all of Byatt's fiction and also discusses her critical output. Mariadele Boccardi examines Byatt's work in the light of postmodern concerns with language, narrative and …

2010 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Zadie Smith

An introduction to the work of Zadie Smith, placing her fiction in a clear historical and theoretical context, and exploring her work in relation to contemporaneity and postcolonialism. Including a timeline of key dates, this guide offers an …

2010 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Ian McEwan

This introduction to the work of Ian McEwan places his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores his biography, literary techniques and the issues of ethics and representation. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview …

2010 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Pat Barker

Pat Barker is one of the leading British political and historical novelists of her generation. This introduction places her fiction in historical and theoretical contexts. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with the author …

2009 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Jeanette Winterson

In this comprehensive introduction to Winterson's work, Sonya Andermahr considers its significance in the context of contemporary British culture and literary history. Including an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading …

2008 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Salman Rushdie

Fictions of Postcolonial Modernity

This introduction places the fiction of Salman Rushdie in a clear historical and theoretical context. Morton explores Rushdie's biography, the histories that inform his major works and his relevance to contemporary culture. Including a timeline of …

2007 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Irvine Welsh

This book provides an introduction to the work of Irvine Welsh, placing his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of his work. Including …

2007 | Contemporary Literature | Book

Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi is one of the most controversial contemporary British writers. This introduction places his fiction in historical context and explores his relevance to contemporary culture. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with …