Shaffer, Brian W.
Publication Year: 2004
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Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Book Status: Available
A Companion to the British and Irish Novel 1945-2000 serves as an extended introduction and reference guide to the British and Irish novel between the close of World War II and the turn of the millennium. - Covers a wide range of authors from Samuel Beckett to Salman Rushdie - Provides readings of key novels, including Graham Greeneâs âHeart of the Matterâ, Jean Rhysâs âWide Sargasso Seaâ and Kazuo Ishiguroâs âThe Remains of the Dayâ - Considers particular subgenres, such as the feminist novel and the postcolonial novel - Discusses overarching cultural, political and literary trends, such as screen adaptations and the literary prize phenomenon - Gives readers a sense of the richness and diversity of the novel during this period and of the vitality with which it continues to be discussed