The post-war British literature handbook / edited by Katharine Cockin and Jago Morrison. - London ; New York, N.Y. : Continuum, c2010. - xiv, 255 p. ; 24 cm. - Literature and culture handbooks .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-237) and index.

General Editors' Introduction; 1. Introduction and Timeline, Katharine Cockin and Jago Morrison; PART 1: CONTEXTS; 2. Historical Contexts, Patricia Waugh (Durham University); 3. Literary and Cultural Contexts, Katharine Cockin and Jago Morrison; PART II: CASE STUDIES; 4. Case Studies in Reading 1: Key Primary Literary Texts, Michael Greaney (Lancaster University); 5. Case Studies in Reading 2: Key Theoretical and Critical Texts, Michael Greaney (Lancaster University); PART III: CRITICAL APPROACHES; 6. Key Critics, Concepts and Topics; 7. Changes in Critical Responses and Approaches; PART IV: MAPPING THE FIELD; 8. After Windrush: Changes in the Canon, Ruvani Ransinha (King's College London); 9. Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Susan Watkins (Manchester Metropolitan University); 10. Theory: The Final Frontier, Sean Matthews (Nottingham University); Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terminology; Annotated Bibliography; Appendix: Teaching, Curriculum and Learning; Notes on Contributors; Index. Table of contents

"The post-war British Literature Handbook is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to literature and culture in post-war Britain. It provides a one-stop resource for students with the essential information and guidance needed from the beginning of a course through to developing more advanced knowledge and skills."--BOOK JACKET.

9780826495013 (hbk.) 082649501X (hbk.) 9780826495020 (pbk.) 0826495028 (pbk.)


English literature--History and criticism.--20th century

PR471 / .P67 2010

820.900914 / POS 2010

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