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The English Novel in History, 1950 to the Present





ISBN 9780415072311
Published December 22, 1995 by Routledge
268 Pages

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Book Description

Steven Connor provides in-depth analyses of the novel and its relationship with its own form, with contemporary culture and with history. He incorporates an extensive and varied range of writers in his discussions such as
* George Orwell
* William Golding
* Angela Carter
* Doris Lessing * Timothy Mo
* Hanif Kureishi
* Marina Warner
* Maggie Gee
Written by a foremost scholar of contemporary culture and theory, The English Novel in History, 1950 to the Present offers not only a survey but also a historical and cultural context to British literature produced in the second half of this century.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Novel in Contemporary History; Chapter 2 Conditions of England; Chapter 3 Outside In; Chapter 4 Histories; Chapter 5 Origins and Reversions; Chapter 6 Endings and Living On;

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Biography

Steven Connor is Professor of Modern Literature and Theory at Birkbeck College, London.