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Ian McEwan

Author: Sebastian Groes
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Continuum contemporary critical perspectives series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ian McEwan is one of the most significant, and controversial, British novelists working in the contemporary period. This guide brings together a collection of perspectives on McEwan's oeuvre, not only covering the early works and his writing for the screen but also incorporating detailed and original analyses of the later work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ian McEwan.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(OCoLC)465341434
Named Person: Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Groes
ISBN: 9781441102744 1441102744 0826497225 9780826497222
OCLC Number: 676697528
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 153 pages).
Contents: Foreword: Ian McEwan and the Rational Mind; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Chronology of Ian McEwan's Life; INTRODUCTION: A Cartography of the Contemporary: Mapping Newness in the Work of Ian McEwan; CHAPTER ONE: Surrealist Encounters in Ian McEwan's Early Work; CHAPTER TWO: 'Profoundly dislocating and infinite in possibility': Ian McEwan's Screenwriting; CHAPTER THREE: The Innocent as Anti-Oedipal Critique of Cultural Pornography; CHAPTER FOUR: Words of War, War of Words: Atonement and the Question of Plagiarism.
Series Title: Continuum contemporary critical perspectives series.
Responsibility: edited by Sebastian Groes.

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Features critical essays on Ian McEwan, covering his novels, including "Saturday", "On Chesil Beach" and an analysis of the film adaptation of "Enduring Love'. This reader presents perspectives on  Read more...

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