Contemporary British Literature And Culture

Contemporary British Literature And Culture

作者:Matthews, Sean, 出版社: , 出版日期:2009-12-30

商品條碼:9780826489685, ISBN:0826489680
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Contemporary British Literature And Culture

Introductions to British Literature and Culture provide practical guides to key literary periods. Guides in the series help to orientate students as they begin a new module or area of study, providing concise information on the historical, cultural, literary and critical context and acting as an initial map of the knowledge needed to study the literature and culture of a specific period. Each guide includes an overview of the historical period, intellectual contexts, major genres, critical approaches and a guide to original research and resource materials in the area, enabling students to progress confidently to further study.

The guide to contemporary British literature and culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context since 1979 including:
- the cultural and intellectual background including philosophy, politics, technology and visual culture
- a wide range of major writers covering prose, poetry and theatre: e.g. Salman Rushdie and Jeanette Winterson; Mark Ravenhill and Sarah Kane; Carol Ann Duffy and Paul Muldoon
- concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism
- key critical approaches to modernism from contemporary critics to the present
- a chronology mapping social and political events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources

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