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Reading the novel in English, 1950-2000

Author: Brian W Shaffer
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Reading the novel.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An engaging introduction to the English-language novel writing in the second half of the twentieth century. Focuses on British and Irish novelists, and on Anglophone novelists from other countries  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Shaffer, Brian W., 1960-
Reading the novel in English, 1950-2000.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2005006122
(OCoLC)58431658
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Shaffer
ISBN: 1405148802 9781405148801 9780470997369 0470997362 9780470997062 0470997060
OCLC Number: 62266100
Description: 1 online resource (x, 264 pages).
Contents: Introduction: contexts and concepts for reading the novel in English 1950-2000 --
Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim (1954) --
William Golding's Lord of the flies (1954) --
Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart (1958) --
Muriel Spark's The prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) --
Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) --
J.M. Coetzee's Waiting for the barbarians (1980) --
Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale (1985) --
Kazuo Ishiguro's The remains of the day (1989) --
Patrick McCabe's The butcher boy (1992) --
Graham Swift's Last orders (1996).
Series Title: Reading the novel.
Responsibility: Brian W. Shaffer.
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