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By Sebastian Groes

British Fictions of the Sixties specializes in the most important socio-political alterations that marked the sixties in dating to the improvement of literature over the last decade. This ebook is the 1st serious learn to recognize that the Sixties can basically be understood if, subsequent to its modern socio-political background, its fictions and mythologies are said as a necessary constituent within the figuring out of the last decade. Groes uncovers a tremendous epistemological shift, and provides a robust meta-narrative approximately post-war literature within the united kingdom, and past.

British Fictions of the Sixties offers a re-evaluation of canonical writers similar to Iris Murdoch, Angela Carter, Muriel Spark and John Fowles. It additionally can pay severe recognition to avant-garde writers together with Ann Quinn, Bridget Brophy, Eva Figes, Christine Brooke-Rose, and J. G. Ballard, featuring a complete perception into the continued energy the last decade exerts at the modern imagination.

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