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The essentials of literature in English, post-1914

Author: Ian MacKean
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, 2005.
Series: Essentials of--
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third section, 'Reference materials', contains the Glossary, a list of poets laureate and winners of prizes, a chronological list of writers of modern literature in English, and a Time chart.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian MacKean
ISBN: 0340882689 9780340882689
OCLC Number: 57006556
Description: xiv, 391 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Major modern authors A-Z --
Pt. 2. Major themes in modern literature --
Modernism and popular literature --
The language of modern literature in English --
Rewriting canonical portrayals of women : Margaret Atwood's 'Gertrude talks back' --
Postcolonial feminist theory : an overview --
A survey of British, Irish and American drama of the twentieth century --
An introduction to postcolonial literature --
An introduction to postmodern literature --
Pt. 3. Regional influences in modern literature --
A survey of modern American poetry and fiction --
Modern American poetry --
the influence of Elizabeth Bishop --
'Who am I when I am transported?' : postcolonialism and Peter Carey's Jack Maggs --
A survey of British fiction and poetry of the twentieth century --
The poetry of the First World War --
The Bloomsbury Group --
British writers of the 1930s --
The Liverpool poets --
A survey of Canadian literature in English of the twentieth century --
Identity and Caribbean literature --
Rabindranath Tagore's English Gitanjali : defining modernity in the East --
Modern Indian women writers in English --
The Irish cultural revival, W. B. Yeats and postcolonialism : two perspectives --
A survey of modern South African literature --
Pt. 4. Reference materials.
Series Title: Essentials of--
Responsibility: Ian MacKean.
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