By Nick Bentley
The Nineties proved to be a very wealthy and interesting interval for British fiction. This publication offers a clean standpoint at the different writings that seemed over the last decade, bringing jointly prime lecturers within the box. British Fiction of the 1990s:
- traces the troubles 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 targeted 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, equivalent to the worry with representing quite a few identities and cultural teams, or theories of ‘the finish of background’
- discusses Nineties fiction relating to broader literary and important 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 topics and forms of the post-war novel quite often, but screens a number of features targeted to the last decade.
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British Fiction of the 1990s by Nick Bentley