Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2008

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780748624201

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Contemporary British Fiction

Nick Bentley

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Introduces the major themes and trends in British fiction over the last 30 years
  • Analyses a range of writers and texts including Brick Lane by Monica Ali, London Fields by Martin Amis, The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter, Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby, The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi, Atonement by Ian McEwan, Shame by Salman Rushdie, Downriver by Iain Sinclair, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit byJeanette Winterson
  • Presents a variety of critical perspectives essential for studying contemporary British fiction
  • Provides essential resources for further reading and research

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