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Literature of the 1990s: Endings and Beginnings

Peter Marks


Placing literary creativity within a changing cultural and political context that saw the end of Margaret Thatcher and rise of New Labour, this book offers fresh interpretations of mainstream and marginal works from all parts of Britain. Based on a framework of thematically-structured accounts, the individual chapters cover national identity, ethnicity, sexuality, class, celebrity culture, history and fantasy in literature from Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. It offers its readers a comprehensive view of the changing and challenging literary landscape in this period, critically ... More

Keywords: Britain, Literature, 1990s, New Labour, Culture, Politics, Thatcher

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474411592
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411592.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Marks, author