Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2015

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719097454

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End of empire and the English novel since 1945

edited by Rachael Gilmour and Edited by Bill Schwarz

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First book-length critical work devoted to the impact of the end of empire and traces of imperial memory in mainstream English Literature since the second world war
  • Asks vital questions important to those studying postwar English literature and postcolonial literary studies
  • Incorporates work on much-studied and currently popular authors alongside more critically neglected writers whose work was influential in the immediate postwar period
  • Represents the best of current scholarship, incorporating contributions from foremost academics and emerging scholars.
  • Authors studied include Josephine Tey, William Golding, Penelope Lively, David Peace and Ian McEwan.