Cover image for Contemporary fiction [electronic resource] / Jago Morrison.
Contemporary fiction [electronic resource] / Jago Morrison.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Contemporary fiction [electronic resource] / Jago Morrison.
Publication Date:
2003
ISBN:
9780203398463

9780203399514

9781280072604
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-250) and index.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- After the end of the novel; 1 History and post-histories; 2 Time and narrative; 3 Bodies, genders; 4 Writing and race; 5 Unravelling time in Ian McEwan's fiction; 6 Memory blocks: the fictional autobiography of Maxine Hong Kingston; 7 Jeanette Winterson: re-membering the body; 8 Toni Morrison: blackness and the historical imagination; 9 Imagining nations: Salman Rushdie's counter-histories; 10 Angela Carter: Genealogies; 11 After 'race': Hanif Kureishi's writing; 12 Rewriting ethnicity in Buchi Emecheta's fiction.
Abstract:
A much-needed introduction to the field of contemporary fiction studies. Introduces key areas of debate and offers in-depth discussions of the most significant texts. An ideal guide for those studying contemporary fiction for the first time.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English