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Something Unusual: Martin Amis and Ian McEwan
The Effects of Thatcherism
The New Postmodernists
The New Historical Novel
Crime and Spy Fiction
Gay Fiction
England, Englishness and Class
The Question of Elsewhere
Select Bibliography: Recommended Further Reading
Index
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The Novel Now: Contemporary British Fiction

The Novel Now: Contemporary British Fiction

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The Novel Now is an intelligent and engaging survey ofcontemporary British fiction.

Discusses familiar names such as Martin Amis, Ian McEwan,Salman Rushdie, and Angela Carter and compares them with morerecent authors, including David Mitchell, Ali Smith, A.L. Kennedy,Matt Thorne, Nicola Barker, and Toby Litt
Incorporates original coverage of subgenres such as chick lit,lad lit, gay fiction, crime fiction, and the historical novel
Discusses the ways in which notions of regional identity andtribalist views have surfaced in UK and Irish fiction, and howpost-Imperial sensibility has become a feature of the‘British’ novel
Situates contemporary fiction within its socio-cultural andliterary contexts.
The Novel Now is an intelligent and engaging survey ofcontemporary British fiction.

Discusses familiar names such as Martin Amis, Ian McEwan,Salman Rushdie, and Angela Carter and compares them with morerecent authors, including David Mitchell, Ali Smith, A.L. Kennedy,Matt Thorne, Nicola Barker, and Toby Litt
Incorporates original coverage of subgenres such as chick lit,lad lit, gay fiction, crime fiction, and the historical novel
Discusses the ways in which notions of regional identity andtribalist views have surfaced in UK and Irish fiction, and howpost-Imperial sensibility has become a feature of the‘British’ novel
Situates contemporary fiction within its socio-cultural andliterary contexts.

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