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1st Edition

Martin Amis

ISBN 9780415402927
Published July 1, 2008 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

Booker-shortlisted for Time's Arrow and widely known for his novels, short stories, essays, reviews, and autobiographical works, Martin Amis is one of the most influential of contemporary British writers.

This guide to Amis's diverse and often controversial work offers:

  • an accessible introduction to the contexts and many interpretations of his texts, from publication to the present
  • an introduction to key critical texts and perspectives on Amis's life and work, situated within a broader critical history
  • cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Martin Amis and seeking not only a guide to his works but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them.

Table of Contents

1. Life and Contexts  2. Works  3. Criticism  Chronology  Bibliography  Index

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