The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

Author(s): Dominic Head

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405170116

Online ISBN: 9781444304718

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304718

About this Book

Part of the Blackwell Manifestos series, The State of the Novel offers a lively, yet rigorous investigation into the state and future of the contemporary British novel written by an expert in the field.

  • Evaluates the state of the 'serious literary' novel and novel criticism
  • Prominent treatment is paid to the 'internationalization' of the novel in English
  • Offers a manifesto on contemporary fiction from an expert in this field; Dominic Head is best known for his Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction 1950-2000
  • Establishes the shared interests of contemporary theorists of the novel, cultural commentators, and novel consumers
  • An ideal supplementary text for students and faculty interested in the novel and contemporary fiction

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