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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature

éditeur : Wiley-Blackwell
catégorie : Linguistique et Lettres > Critique littéraire
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THE WILEY BLACKWELL COMPANION TO CONTEMPORARY BRITISH AND IRISH LITERATURE

An insightful guide to the exploration of modern British and Irish literature

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature is a must-have guide for anyone hoping to navigate the world of new British and Irish writing. Including modern authors and poets from the 1960s through to the 21st century, the Companion provides a thorough overview of contemporary poetry, fiction, and drama by some of the most prominent and noteworthy writers. Seventy-three comprehensive chapters focus on individual authors as well as such topics as Englishness and identity, contemporary Science Fiction, Black writing in Britain, crime fiction, and the influence of globalization on British and Irish Literature.

Written in four parts, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature includes comprehensive examinations of individual authors, as well as a variety of themes that have come to define the contemporary period: ethnicity, gender, nationality, and more.

A thorough guide to the main figures and concepts in contemporary literature from Britain and Ireland, this two-volume set:

Includes studies of notable figures such as Seamus Heaney and Angela Carter, as well as more recently influential writers such as Zadie Smith and Sarah Waters. Covers topics such as LGBT fiction, androgyny in contemporary British Literature, and post-Troubles Northern Irish Fiction Features a broad range of writers and topics covered by distinguished academics Includes an analysis of the interplay between individual authors and the major themes of the day, and whether an examination of the latter enables us to appreciate the former. The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature provides essential reading for students as well as academics seeking to learn more about the history and future direction of contemporary British and Irish Literature.

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Titre The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature
Auteur
Editeur Wiley-Blackwell
Langue EN
Date de publication 08/09/2020

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Ean EPUB 9781119652649
Type de protection Adobe DRM
Ean PDF 9781119653066
Type de protection Adobe DRM
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