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By Nick Bentley

The Nineties proved to be a very wealthy and engaging interval for British fiction. This publication offers a clean point of view at the various writings that seemed over the last decade, bringing jointly major lecturers within the box. British Fiction of the 1990s:

  • traces the worries that emerged as important to Nineteen Nineties fiction, in sections on millennial anxieties, identification politics, the connection among the modern and the old, and representations of up to date space

  • offers specific new readings of crucial 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 worry with representing quite a few identities and cultural teams, or theories of ‘the finish of historical past’

  • discusses Nineteen Nineties fiction relating to broader literary and demanding 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 types of the post-war novel usually, but screens a number features targeted to the last decade.


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