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Published: 21 February 2018

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198766148

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Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Ben Masters

  • Offers in-depth re-examinations of major post-war to present-day novelists and new readings of iconic novels
  • Provides a fresh account of formal and ethical trends and innovations in fiction since 1960s to present day
  • Combines a practical sensitivity to craft and form with theoretical awareness
  • Offers new directions for ethical criticism
  • Authors studied include: Anthony Burgess, Angela Carter, Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Nicola Barker, and David Mitchell