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Literature of the 1990s - 9781474452502

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  • Product code: BZIKL
  • ISBN: 9781474452502
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.4cm x 15.6cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: 31/08/2019

Literature of the 1990s (Paperback)

Literature of the 1990s - 9781474452502

Peter Marks


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Placing literary creativity within a changing cultural and political context that saw the end of Margaret Thatcher and rise of New Labour, this book offers fresh interpretations of mainstream and marginal works from all parts of Britain. Based on a framework of thematically-structured accounts, the individual chapters cover national identity, ethnicity, sexuality, class, celebrity culture, history and fantasy in literature from Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. It offers its readers a comprehensive view of the changing and challenging literary landscape in this period, critically examining the fiction, poetry and drama as well as representative films, art and music. Placed within the broader context of a transformative political and cultural environment that included Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, Damian Hirst and Princess Diana, the book captures the energetic and sometimes provocative experimentation that typified the final decade of the twentieth century.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BZIKL
  • ISBN: 9781474452502
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.4cm x 15.6cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: 31/08/2019

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