By Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson
From the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the flip of the millennium, the Nineties witnessed a realignment of worldwide politics. opposed to the altering overseas scene, this quantity makes use of occasions in a foreign country and in Britain to check and clarify the adjustments happening in British fiction, together with: the occasion of nationwide identities, fuelled by way of the movement towards political devolution in Northern eire, Scotland and Wales; the literary optimism in city ethnic fictions written through a brand new iteration of authors, born and raised in Britain; the recognition of neo-Victorian fiction.
severe surveys are balanced by means of in-depth readings of labor by way of the authors who outlined the last decade, together with A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Caryl Phillips and Irvine Welsh: an process that illustrates precisely how their key issues and issues healthy in the social and political situations of the decade.
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1990s, The: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction (The Decades Series) by Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson