Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2005

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719068379

Bookseller Code (06)


Graham Swift

Daniel Lea

Published by Manchester University Press

Contemporary British Novelists MUP

  • The first study of Swift to provide a detailed critical analysis of his writing for postgraduates and researchers
  • Covers Swift's work as a whole, and works systematically and chronologically through his writing, to claim Swift as one of the most important authors of his generation
  • Accessibly written, and provides a full introductory overview of Swift's work
  • Contextualises Swift in ongoing debates about contemporary literature, and offers new ways of reading him
  • Moves away from the traditional conception of Swift as a postmodernist

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