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By Nick Bentley

The Nineteen Nineties proved to be a very wealthy and interesting interval for British fiction. This e-book offers a clean viewpoint at the varied writings that seemed over the last decade, bringing jointly prime teachers within the box. British Fiction of the 1990s:

  • traces the troubles that emerged as principal to Nineties fiction, in sections on millennial anxieties, id politics, the connection among the modern and the old, and representations of latest space

  • offers exact new readings of an important novelists of the interval, together with Martin Amis, Beryl Bainbridge, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Ian McEwan, Iain Sinclair, Zadie Smith and Jeanette Winterson

  • shows how British fiction engages with significant cultural debates of the time, similar to the fear with representing a variety of identities and cultural teams, or theories of ‘the finish of background’

  • discusses Nineteen Nineties fiction with regards to broader literary and significant theories, together with postmodernism, post-feminism and postcolonialism.

Together the essays spotlight the ways that the writing of the Nineties represents a improvement of the subjects and forms of the post-war novel as a rule, but monitors quite a number features detailed to the last decade.


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