Postwar Literature: 1950-1990
May, W. (2010) Postwar Literature: 1950-1990, London, UK, Longman, 304pp. (York Connections).
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This survey guide offers a detailed and invigorating introduction to literature from the post-war period. It include four thematic essays on 'Class and Education', 'Exiles and Immigrants', 'Sex and identity', and 'Nostalgia and nationhood', an in-depth discussion of 18 key novelists, dramatists, and poets, and an introduction to the cultural, social, and historical contexts of the period. The volume also includes an annotated bibliography and timeline, making it ideal for undergraduate students approaching the period for the first time.
|Keywords:||post-war, british culture, literature, sociology, cultural criticism, nationhood, immigration, class, education|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PE English|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
|Date Deposited:||26 Aug 2009|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 12:13|
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