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English fiction in the 1930s : language, genre, history

Author: Chris Hopkins
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2006.
Series: Continuum literary studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study approaches the fiction of the 1930s through critical debates about genre, language and history, setting these in their original context, and discussing the generic forms most favoured by novelists at the time.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopkins, Chris, 1960-
English fiction in the 1930s.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2006
(OCoLC)607745767
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hopkins
ISBN: 9780826489388 0826489389
OCLC Number: 71164620
Description: viii, 176 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Modernism and Modernity --
1. Winifred Holtby, Storm Jameson and Phyllis Bentlye: Three Women Writers and the Crisis of Modernity --
2. Realism, Modernism and Genered Identity in Elizabeth Bowne's To the North and The Death of the Heart --
pt. 2. Documentary and Proletarian Pastoral --
3. Dialect and Dialectic: Region and Nation in Walter Greenwood's Love on the Dole --
4. Modernizing Pastorals? Ralph Bate's The Olive Field and 1930s Leftist Pastoral --
5. Depressed Pastorals? Documenting Wales in the 1930s --
pt. 3. History and the Historical Novel --
6. Vienna, Vienna, Berlin: Naomi Mitchison's Vienna Diary, John Lehmann's Evil was Abroad, Christopher Isserwood's Goodbye to Berliln --
7. Robert Graves and the Historical Novel in the 1930s --
8. 'I Can't be Interested in the Past': Historicizing Sylvia Townsend Warner's After the Death of Don Juan --
pt. 4. Thrillers and Dystopias --
9. Leftists and Thrillers: the Politics of the 1930s Sub-Genre --
10. Flight, Gender, Dystopia: Katherine Burdekin's Swastika Night; Storm Jameson's In the Second Year, Rex Warner's The Aerodrome.
Series Title: Continuum literary studies.
Responsibility: Chris Hopkins.
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