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Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan

Author: Dominic Head; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2007
Series: Contemporary British novelists.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this survey Ian McEwan emerges as one of those rare writers whose works have received both popular and critical acclaim. His novels grace the bestseller lists, and he is well regarded by critics, both as a stylist and as a serious thinker about the function and capacities of narrative fiction.McEwan's novels treat issues that are central to our times: politics, and the promotion of vested interests; male violence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Head, Dominic.
Ian McEwan,
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2007,
Named Person: Ian McEwan; Ian McEwan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Head; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781847791733 1847791735
OCLC Number: 1164783833
Language Note: In English.
Notes: MUP 2020 titles.
Available through ManchesterHive.
Description: 1 online resource ([xi], 219 pages) : file(s).
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Shock-Lit: The Short Stories and The Cement Garden --
3. Dreams of captivity: The Comfort of Strangers --
4. Towards the 'Implicate Order': The Child in Time --
5. Unravelling the binaries: The Innocent and Black Dogs --
6. 'A Mess of Our Own Unmaking': Enduring Love --
7. Amsterdam: McEwan's 'Spoiler' --
8. 'The Wild and Inward Journey of Writing': Atonement --
9. 'Accidents of Character and Circumstance': Saturday --
10. Conclusion: McEwan and the 'Third Culture'
Series Title: Contemporary British novelists.
Responsibility: Dominic Head.


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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