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Twenty-First Century Fiction free pdf Does twenty-first century fiction offer the reader identifiably new fictional styles, themes, characteristics or tropes? What theoretical ideas best describe the uncertain world we appear now to be living in? What are the most interesting and significant novels of the twenty-first century and what do they tell us about the contemporary times we live in? These are the key questions engaged with in this new critical volume of essays on 21st century fiction. The chapters explore the work of writers as diverse as Salman Rushdie, David Peace, Ali Smith, Margaret Atwood, Iain Banks, China Mieville, Trezza Azzopardi, John Burnside and Hilary Mantel in depth and at length, developing fresh critical approaches to work that is genuinely of our time. Throughout this unique collection the aim is to identify what is distinctive and innovative about the individual novels and about 21st century fiction in general.

About Sian Adiseshiah

Sian Adiseshiah is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK. She is Programme Leader of the MA in 21st Century Literature, the first of its kind in the UK. Her research interests are in contemporary theatre, utopian studies and 21st century literature, and she is author of Churchill's Socialism: Political Resistance in the Plays of Caryl Churchill. Rupert Hildyard is Principal Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK, where he is Programme Leader for BA English. He has published on 20th century cultural history, the farming books of Adrian Bell and Henry Williamson, literature and the 2008 financial crash and John Lanchester's fiction.

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Author : Sian Adiseshiah
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 07 May 2013
ISBN : 113703517X
EAN : 9781137035172
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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