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By Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain through the Nineteen Nineties form modern British Fiction?

From the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the flip of the millennium, the Nineteen Nineties witnessed a realignment of worldwide politics. opposed to the altering foreign scene, this quantity makes use of occasions out of the country and in Britain to ascertain and clarify the alterations occurring in British fiction, together with: the occasion of nationwide identities, fuelled by way of the circulate towards political devolution in Northern eire, Scotland and Wales; the literary optimism in city ethnic fictions written by way of a brand new iteration of authors, born and raised in Britain; the recognition of neo-Victorian fiction.

serious 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 strategy that illustrates precisely how their key issues and issues healthy in the social and political situations of the decade.

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