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Published: 30 January 2014

208 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719088933

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Reading Behind the Lines

Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Natasha Alden

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First study of McEwan, Barker and Waters to explore how they use historical source material
  • First study to look at postmemory in a British context
  • Includes original interviews with Barker, Waters and Swift
  • Charts the development of recent British historical fiction more broadly, as well as war fiction
  • Accessibly written for both undergraduate and academic audiences

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