Reading the Novel in English 1950 - 2000
November 2007, ©2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Written in clear, jargon-free prose, this introductory text charts the variety of novel writing in English in the second half of the twentieth century.
- An engaging introduction to the English-language novel from 1950-2000 (exclusive of the US).
- Provides students both with strategies for interpretation and with fresh readings of selected seminal texts.
- Maps out the most important contexts and concepts for understanding this fiction.
- Features readings of ten influential English-language novels including Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day and Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.