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By Nick Bentley,Nick Hubble,Leigh Wilson

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain in the course of the 2000s form modern British fiction?

The technique of publishing, purchasing and analyzing fiction replaced dramatically among 2000 and 2010. This quantity explores how the socio-political and monetary turns of the last decade, bookended by means of the start of a millennium and an fiscal challenge, remodeled the act of writing and analyzing. via attention of, between different issues, the remedy of neuroscience, violence, the historic and formative years subcultures in fresh fiction, the essays during this assortment discover the complicated and nonetheless robust relation among the unconventional and the area during which it truly is written, released and read.

This significant literary evaluation of the fiction of the 2000s covers the paintings of more recent voices akin to Monica Ali, Mark Haddon, Tom McCarthy, David Peace and Zadie Smith in addition to these extra tested, comparable to Salman Rushdie, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan making it a vital contribution to interpreting, defining and realizing the decade.

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