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The Resource British and Irish fiction since 1940, edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette

British and Irish fiction since 1940, edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette

Label
British and Irish fiction since 1940
Title
British and Irish fiction since 1940
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume offers the fullest and most nuanced account available of the last eight decades of British prose fiction. It begins during the Second World War, when novel production fell by more than a third, and ends at a time when new technologies have made possible the publication of an unprecedented number of fiction titles and have changed completely the relationship between authors, publishers, the novel and the reader. The collection is made up of thirty-four chapters by leading scholars in the field who detail the impact of global warfare on the novel from the Second World War to the Cold War to the twenty-first century; the reflexive continuities of late modernism; the influence of film and television on the novel form; mobile and fluid connections between sexuality, gender and different periods of women's writing; a broad range of migrant and ethnic fictions; and the continuities and discontinuities of prose fiction in different regional, national, class and global contexts. Across the volume there is a blurring of the boundary between genre fiction and literary fiction, as the literary thinking of the period is traced in the spy novel, the children's novel, the historical novel, the serial novel, shorter fiction, the science fiction novel, and the comic novel. The final chapters of the volume explore the relationship of twenty-first century fiction to post-war culture, and show how this new fiction both emerges from the history of the novel, and prefigures the novel to come
Member of
Is part of
Cataloging source
EQO
Dewey number
823.91409
Index
index present
LC call number
PR881
LC item number
.B7228 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boxall, Peter
  • Cheyette, Bryan
Series statement
The Oxford history of the novel in English
Series volume
volume 7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Englisch
  • Roman
  • Großbritannien
  • Irland
Label
British and Irish fiction since 1940, edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Material History of the Novel I : 1940-1973 / Andrew Nash -- Fiction during the Second World War / Lara Feigel -- The Question of Evil : Neo-Christianity and the Novel / Robert Eaglestone -- Working Class Fictions / Nicola Wilson -- The Novel and the End of Empire / John McLeod -- Migrant Fiction / C.L. Innes -- Women's Fiction after the War / Liz Sage -- The Movement Diction and Englishness / Zachary Leader -- The Continuities of Late Modernism : Before and after Beckett / Tyrus Miller -- Comedy, Class and Nation / Philip Tew -- In the Wake of Joyce : Irish Writing after 1939 / Michael G. Cronin -- Judging the Distance : Fiction with Europe in Mind / Rod Mengham -- Cinematic and Televisual Fiction / Laura Marcus -- The Novel as History / John Brannigan -- The Novel Sequence / Nick Bentley -- Novel, Novella, Short Story / Adrian Hunter -- Spies, Detectives and Heroes : From the Cold War to the War on Terror / Martin Priestman -- The Children's Novel / Peter Hunt -- Queers, Chaps, Chicks and Lads / Emma Parker -- Jewish Fictions / Nadia Valman -- The Regional and the Global / Liam Connell -- Dystopian Science Fiction and the Return of the Gothic / Sherryl Vint -- The Material History of the Novel II : 1973-Present / Andrew Nash -- Fiction and Trauma from the Second World War to 9/11 / Paul Crosthwaite -- Decentring Englishness / David James -- The Feminist Novel / Mary Eagleton -- Black British and British Asian Fiction / Peter Morey -- A Plurinational Literature? Nationalism in British and Northern Irish Fiction Since 1970 / Matthew Hart -- The New Scottish Renaissance? / Scott Hames -- Ireland and Europe after 1973 / Derek Hand -- Welsh Fiction : 1979, 1997 and after / Kirsti Bohata -- Twenty-First Century Fiction / Berthold Schoene -- The Future of the Novel / Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette
Control code
944388645
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 609 pages
Isbn
9780198749394
Lccn
2015936797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944388645
Label
British and Irish fiction since 1940, edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Material History of the Novel I : 1940-1973 / Andrew Nash -- Fiction during the Second World War / Lara Feigel -- The Question of Evil : Neo-Christianity and the Novel / Robert Eaglestone -- Working Class Fictions / Nicola Wilson -- The Novel and the End of Empire / John McLeod -- Migrant Fiction / C.L. Innes -- Women's Fiction after the War / Liz Sage -- The Movement Diction and Englishness / Zachary Leader -- The Continuities of Late Modernism : Before and after Beckett / Tyrus Miller -- Comedy, Class and Nation / Philip Tew -- In the Wake of Joyce : Irish Writing after 1939 / Michael G. Cronin -- Judging the Distance : Fiction with Europe in Mind / Rod Mengham -- Cinematic and Televisual Fiction / Laura Marcus -- The Novel as History / John Brannigan -- The Novel Sequence / Nick Bentley -- Novel, Novella, Short Story / Adrian Hunter -- Spies, Detectives and Heroes : From the Cold War to the War on Terror / Martin Priestman -- The Children's Novel / Peter Hunt -- Queers, Chaps, Chicks and Lads / Emma Parker -- Jewish Fictions / Nadia Valman -- The Regional and the Global / Liam Connell -- Dystopian Science Fiction and the Return of the Gothic / Sherryl Vint -- The Material History of the Novel II : 1973-Present / Andrew Nash -- Fiction and Trauma from the Second World War to 9/11 / Paul Crosthwaite -- Decentring Englishness / David James -- The Feminist Novel / Mary Eagleton -- Black British and British Asian Fiction / Peter Morey -- A Plurinational Literature? Nationalism in British and Northern Irish Fiction Since 1970 / Matthew Hart -- The New Scottish Renaissance? / Scott Hames -- Ireland and Europe after 1973 / Derek Hand -- Welsh Fiction : 1979, 1997 and after / Kirsti Bohata -- Twenty-First Century Fiction / Berthold Schoene -- The Future of the Novel / Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette
Control code
944388645
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 609 pages
Isbn
9780198749394
Lccn
2015936797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944388645

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