In The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature Ashley Dawson identifies the key British writers and texts, shaped by era-defining cultural and historical events and movements from the period. He provides:
Readers are also provided with a comprehensive timeline, a glossary of terms, further reading and explanatory text boxes featuring further information on key figures and events.
Introduction Timeline 1. Popular Cultures and the Paradoxes of Progress 2. Avant-Gardes 3. Varieties of High Modernism 4. Late Modern Radicalism 5. The Finest Hours 6. Counter-Cultures 7. The Conservative Restoration 8. Millennial Cultures Glossary of Terms Glossary of Further Reading