Download PDF by Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson: 1990s, The: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction (The

By Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson

ISBN-10: 135000541X

ISBN-13: 9781350005419

ISBN-10: 1441172580

ISBN-13: 9781441172587

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain through the Nineties form modern British Fiction?

From the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the flip of the millennium, the Nineteen Nineties witnessed a realignment of world politics. opposed to the altering overseas scene, this quantity makes use of occasions in a foreign country and in Britain to check and clarify the adjustments occurring in British fiction, together with: the get together of nationwide identities, fuelled by way of the stream towards political devolution in Northern eire, Scotland and Wales; the literary optimism in city ethnic fictions written by means of a brand new iteration of authors, born and raised in Britain; the recognition of neo-Victorian fiction.

serious surveys are balanced by way of in-depth readings of labor by means of the authors who outlined the last decade, together with A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Caryl Phillips and Irvine Welsh: an technique that illustrates precisely how their key topics and issues healthy in the social and political situations of the decade.

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