By Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson
From the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the flip of the millennium, the Nineties witnessed a realignment of worldwide politics. opposed to the altering foreign scene, this quantity makes use of occasions overseas and in Britain to check and clarify the adjustments happening in British fiction, together with: the social gathering of nationwide identities, fuelled via the flow towards political devolution in Northern eire, Scotland and Wales; the literary optimism in city ethnic fictions written by means of a brand new new release of authors, born and raised in Britain; the recognition of neo-Victorian fiction.
severe surveys are balanced by way of in-depth readings of labor through the authors who outlined the last decade, together with A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Caryl Phillips and Irvine Welsh: an method that illustrates precisely how their key subject matters and matters healthy in the social and political conditions of the decade.
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