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Ian McEwan

Author: Dominic Head
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Series: Contemporary British novelists.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Ian McEwan's later works are more overtly political, more humane and more literary than the early work, Dominic Head uncovers the continuity as well as the sense of evolution through the oeuvre. Head makes the case for McEwan's prominence in the canon of contemporary British novelists.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Head
ISBN: 9780719066566 0719066565 0719066573 9780719066573
OCLC Number: 84150988
Description: 219 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Shock-lit : the short stories and The cement garden --
Dreams of captivity : The comfort of strangers --
Towards the "implicate order" : The child in time --
Unravelling the binaries : The innocent and Black dogs --
"A mess of our own unmaking" : Enduring love --
Amsterdam : McEwan's "spoiler" --
"The wild and inward journey of writing" : Atonement --
"Accidents of character and circumstance" : Saturday --
McEwan and the "third culture".
Series Title: Contemporary British novelists.
Responsibility: Dominic Head.
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The most up-to-date survey of the leading British novelist of his generation, offering the fullest account to date of McEwan's sources, especially concerning his interest in popular science.  Read more...

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