Postmodern Fiction and the Break-up of Britain

Postmodern Fiction and the Break-up of Britain

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This study explores how British identity has been explored and renegotiated by contemporary writers. It starts by examining the new emphasis on space and place that has emerged in recent cultural analysis, and shows how this spatial emphasis informs different literary texts. Having first analysed a series of novels that draw an implicit parallel between the end of the British Empire and the break-up of the unitary British state, the study explores how contemporary writing in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales contributes to a sense of nationhood in those places, and so contributes to the bre.
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (170 pages).

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