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Adiseshiah, Siân

Twenty-First Century Fiction

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: What Happens Now
Siân Adiseshiah, Rupert Hildyard

2. ‘Such a Thing as Avant-Garde Has Ceased to Exist’: The Hidden Legacies of the British Experimental Novel
Jennifer Hodgson

3. Tough Shit Erich Auerbach: Contingency and Estrangement in David Peace’s Occupied City and Kate Summerscale’s The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Phil Redpath

4. When the Two Sevens Clash: David Peace’s Nineteen Seventy-Seven as ‘Occult History’
Dean Lockwood

5. Remaindered Books: Glen Duncan’s Twenty-First Century Novels
Alice Bennett

6. ‘The journey creates us. We become the frontiers we cross’: Stepping Across Lines in Salman Rushdie’s Shalimar the Clown

Daniel O’Gorman

7. ‘The Private Rooms and Public Haunts’: Theatricality and the City of London in Michel Faber’s The Crimson Petal and the White

Lin Pettersson

8. ‘This is my Opa. Do you remember him killing the Jews?’ Rachel Seiffert’s ‘Micha’ and the Transgenerational Haunting of a Silenced Past
María Jesús Martínez-Alfaro

9. A Voice without a Name: Gothic Homelessness in Ali Smith’s Hotel World and Trezza Azzopardi’s Remember Me

Emily Horton

10. Ghosts of Postmodernity: Spectral Epistemology and Haunting in Hilary Mantel’s Fludd and Beyond Black

Wolfgang Funk

11. Intimations of Immortality: Sémiologies of Ageing and the Lineaments of Eternity in Contemporary Prose
Lucy Perry

12. Crosshatching: Boundary Crossing in the Post-Millennial British Boom
Jude Roberts

13. ‘You just know when the world is about to break apart’: Utopia, Dystopia and New Global Uncertainties in Sarah Hall’s The Carhullan Army

Iain Robinson

14. Finding the Right Kind of Attention: Dystopia and Transcendence in John Burnside’s Glister

Florian Niedlich

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Twentieth-Century Literature, Fiction, British and Irish Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
249 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137035189
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44217-1

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