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Published: 10 December 2019

246 Pages | 3 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198850007

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The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism

Adam Guy

Oxford English Monographs

  • Explores the impact of the nouveau roman on British writing
  • Provides new insights into the legacies of modernism and the survival of innovative writing in post-war Britain
  • Looks at major figures of the period, such as Brian W. Aldiss and Muriel Spark, alongside lesser-known experimentalists and avant-gardists such as Christine Brooke-Rose, Eva Figes, B. S. Johnson, and Denis Williams
  • Draws extensively on original archival research