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9/11 and the Literature of Terror

9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Martin Randall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the fiction, poetry, theatre and cinema that have represented the 9/11 attacks. Works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid are discussed in ... More

Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Sydney Janet Kaplan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is centred on the relationship between the personal lives of writers and the works they produce. It develops a portrait of a circle of writers—John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield, and ... More

Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the ‘coming-of-age’ novel, or the Bildungsroman. Novels of this genre characteristically dramatise ... More

The Cosmopolitan Novel

The Cosmopolitan Novel

Berthold Schoene

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

While the novel has traditionally been seen as tracking the development of the nation state, the author of this book queries whether globalisation might currently be prompting the emergence of a new ... More

Don PatersonContemporary Critical Essays

Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays

Natalie Pollard (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748669417
eISBN:
9781474406338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669417.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is the first book-length critical study of the contemporary British poet, Don Paterson. It includes eight essays by leading literary critics and writers. These explore the social, historical, ... More

EnglishnessTwentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Simon Featherstone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with travel writing, ... More

George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

Timothy C Baker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638123
eISBN:
9780748651788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

George Mackay Brown has long been recognised as one of the most original and important Scottish writers of the twentieth century. This book offers a comprehensive account of Brown's work from a ... More

Hell in Contemporary LiteratureWestern Descent Narratives since 1945

Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Rachel Falconer

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean when people use the word ‘Hell’ to convey the horror of an actual, personal or historical experience? This book explores the idea that modern, Western secular cultures have retained ... More

James Joyce A Critical Guide

James Joyce A Critical Guide

Lee Spinks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents a full and comprehensive account of the major writing of the modernist novelist James Joyce. Ranging right across Joyce's literary corpus from his earliest artistic beginnings to ... More

The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Adam Piette

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US. It examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic ... More

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