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By Nick Bentley

The Nineteen Nineties proved to be a very wealthy and engaging interval for British fiction. This booklet offers a clean standpoint at the diversified writings that seemed over the last decade, bringing jointly top lecturers within the box. British Fiction of the 1990s:

  • traces the worries that emerged as vital to Nineteen Nineties fiction, in sections on millennial anxieties, identification politics, the connection among the modern and the ancient, and representations of up to date space

  • offers exact new readings of an important novelists of the interval, together with Martin Amis, Beryl Bainbridge, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Ian McEwan, Iain Sinclair, Zadie Smith and Jeanette Winterson

  • shows how British fiction engages with significant cultural debates of the time, reminiscent of the fear with representing a variety of identities and cultural teams, or theories of ‘the finish of background’

  • discusses Nineties fiction in terms of broader literary and significant theories, together with postmodernism, post-feminism and postcolonialism.

Together the essays spotlight the ways that the writing of the Nineteen Nineties represents a improvement of the subjects and varieties of the post-war novel in most cases, but monitors a number of features detailed to the last decade.


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