Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2017

224 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474411035

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Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction

Bernice Murphy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Key Concepts in Literature

  • Provides an engaging and knowledgeable overview of critical terminology and theoretical approaches used by critics working within the field
  • Introduces readers to the most recent trends and newest terms, including 'Nordic Noir', 'New Adult Fiction', 'Cli-Fi' (Climate Change Fiction), 'Mash-up' and 'Flash Fiction' as well as significant terms related to fan fiction and web-publishing platforms such as WattPad
  • Includes an annotated further reading list to crime; horror; romance; fantasy; Science Fiction and comic books/graphic novels
  • Supplies a chronology, providing readers with a historical overview of the major popular novels, critical approaches, and technological innovations