Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 April 2010

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780748622672

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Contemporary American Fiction

David Brauner

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature

  • Identifies some of the main trends in contemporary American fiction and situates them in historical and cultural contexts
  • Discusses a representative range of recent fiction, providing a sense of the rich diversity of the field and of its key themes and modes of writing
  • Introduces students to a variety of critical approaches to, and debates concerning, contemporary American fiction
  • Encourages reflection on the nature of national, gender, ethnic and generic identities

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