By Nick Bentley
The Nineties proved to be a very wealthy and interesting interval for British fiction. This booklet offers a clean point of view at the assorted writings that seemed over the last decade, bringing jointly best teachers within the box. British Fiction of the 1990s:
- traces the troubles that emerged as primary to Nineteen Nineties fiction, in sections on millennial anxieties, id politics, the connection among the modern and the ancient, and representations of up to date space
- offers special 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, similar to the fear with representing quite a few identities and cultural teams, or theories of ‘the finish of heritage’
- discusses Nineties fiction in terms of broader literary and demanding theories, together with postmodernism, post-feminism and postcolonialism.
Together the essays spotlight the ways that the writing of the Nineties represents a improvement of the subjects and forms of the post-war novel more often than not, but monitors a variety of features certain to the last decade.
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