Contemporary fiction : a very short introduction

Robert Eaglestone

Contemporary fiction is a wide and diverse field, now global in dimension, with an enormous range of novels and writers that continues to grow at a fantastic speed. In this Very Short Introduction, Robert Eaglestone provides a clear and engaging exploration of the major themes, patterns, and debates of contemporary fiction. From genre, form, and experimentalism to the legacies of modernism and postmodernism, the relationship between globalization and terrorism, and the impact of technology, Eaglestone examines how works both reflect the world in which we live and the artistic concerns of writers and readers alike. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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[目次]

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Form
  • 3. Genre
  • 4. The past
  • 5. The present
  • 6. The future
  • 7. Conclusion

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書名 Contemporary fiction : a very short introduction
著作者等 Eaglestone, Robert
シリーズ名 Very short introductions
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2013
ページ数 114 p.
大きさ 18 cm
ISBN 9780199609260
NCID BB1296769X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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