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Author Shaffer, Brian W., 1960-

Title Reading the novel in English, 1950-2000 / Brian W. Shaffer
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 264 pages)
Series Reading the novel
Reading the novel.
Contents Introduction: contexts and concepts for reading the novel in English 1950-2000 -- Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim (1954) -- William Golding's Lord of the flies (1954) -- Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart (1958) -- Muriel Spark's The prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) -- Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) -- J.M. Coetzee's Waiting for the barbarians (1980) -- Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale (1985) -- Kazuo Ishiguro's The remains of the day (1989) -- Patrick McCabe's The butcher boy (1992) -- Graham Swift's Last orders (1996)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-254) and index
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Subject Commonwealth fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470997060
0470997362 (electronic bk.)
1405148802 (electronic bk.)
9780470997062
9780470997369 (electronic bk.)
9781405148801 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
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