On modern British fiction / edited by Zachary Leader.

Contributor(s): Leader, Zachary
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2002Description: viii, 319 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0199249326 (acidfree paper); 9780199249329Subject(s): English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English fictionDDC classification: 823.91409 LOC classification: PR883 | .O5 2002Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents V.S. Pritchett and English comedy / James Wood -- No laughing matter: a word on Angus Wilson / P.N. Furbank -- Mother tongue: a memoir / Ian McEwan -- Between Waugh and Wodehouse: comedy and conservatism / Christopher Hitchens -- Ladlit / Elaine Showalter -- Enigmas and homelands / Michael Wood -- No passes or documents are needed: the writer at home in Europe / Hilary Mantel -- Penelope / Wendy Lesser -- Why Christopher Isherwood stopped writing fiction / Katherine Bucknell -- Shaping modern English fiction: the forms of the content and the contents of the form / Valentine Cunningham -- Politics of narrative in the post-war Scottish novel / Liam McIlvanney -- Ruined futures of British science fiction / Patrick Parrinder -- P.D. James and the distinguished thing / Martin Priestman -- Novel adapted for television / Elizabeth Jane Howard -- Against dryness / Martin Amis -- Commissioning and editing modern fiction / Dan Franklin -- Before it becomes literature: how fiction reviewers have dealt with the English novel / Lindsay Duguid.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents V.S. Pritchett and English comedy / James Wood --
No laughing matter: a word on Angus Wilson / P.N. Furbank --
Mother tongue: a memoir / Ian McEwan --
Between Waugh and Wodehouse: comedy and conservatism / Christopher Hitchens --
Ladlit / Elaine Showalter --
Enigmas and homelands / Michael Wood --
No passes or documents are needed: the writer at home in Europe / Hilary Mantel --
Penelope / Wendy Lesser --
Why Christopher Isherwood stopped writing fiction / Katherine Bucknell --
Shaping modern English fiction: the forms of the content and the contents of the form / Valentine Cunningham --
Politics of narrative in the post-war Scottish novel / Liam McIlvanney --
Ruined futures of British science fiction / Patrick Parrinder --
P.D. James and the distinguished thing / Martin Priestman --
Novel adapted for television / Elizabeth Jane Howard --
Against dryness / Martin Amis --
Commissioning and editing modern fiction / Dan Franklin --
Before it becomes literature: how fiction reviewers have dealt with the English novel / Lindsay Duguid.

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