The modern British novel of the left : a research guide
- M. Keith Booker.
- Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
- Physical description
- 413 p. ; 25 cm.
- Booker, M. Keith.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -404) and index.
- Introduction to the Literature of the British Left-- Selected Critical and Historical Studies Relevant to the British Novel of the Left-- Selected British Novels of the Left-- Selected Postcolonial Novels of the Left-- Appendix.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
British leftist novels are best understood as part of a cultural phenomenon that reacts against the mainstream tradition of British literature but also establishes and draws upon traditions of its own. These novels have been produced in a number of modes and subgenres, including realism, modernism, historical novels, detective novels and science fiction. This reference work provides students and scholars interested in pursuing research into modern British leftist and working-class culture with a convenient starting place that provides extensive coverage of British leftist and working class novels of the past century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- English fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.
- Politics and literature > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
- English fiction > 20th century > Stories, plots, etc.
- Right and left (Political science) in literature.
- Political fiction, English > History and criticism.
- Political fiction, English > Stories, plots, etc.
- Publication date
- 0313303436 (alk. paper)
- 9780313303432 (alk. paper)
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