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By Nick Hubble,Philip Tew,Leigh Wilson

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain in the course of the Nineteen Nineties form modern British Fiction?

From the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the flip of the millennium, the Nineties witnessed a realignment of world politics. opposed to the altering foreign scene, this quantity makes use of occasions out of the country and in Britain to ascertain and clarify the alterations happening in British fiction, together with: the occasion of nationwide identities, fuelled by means of the stream towards political devolution in Northern eire, Scotland and Wales; the literary optimism in city ethnic fictions written by means of a brand new new release of authors, born and raised in Britain; the recognition of neo-Victorian fiction.

severe surveys are balanced by means of in-depth readings of labor through the authors who outlined the last decade, together with A.S. Byatt, Hanif Kureishi, Will Self, Caryl Phillips and Irvine Welsh: an procedure that illustrates precisely how their key topics and issues healthy in the social and political conditions of the decade.

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