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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.

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Submitted date: 1 August 2009
Published date: 1 July 2010
Keywords: post-war, british culture, literature, sociology, cultural criticism, nationhood, immigration, class, education


Local EPrints ID: 67575
ISBN: 9781408204740
PURE UUID: 3dc2cd12-566c-445e-b668-f3bbb0d15398

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Date deposited: 26 Aug 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:18

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