The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature.

Dawson, Ashley.

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Innovative and very handy, it identifies key writers and texts, presents a comprehensive timeline of publications and events and pays close attention to the social context within which literary works were produced. Indeed the 20th century may be seen as the heyday of the mass reading public.

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In The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature Ashley Dawson identifies the key British writers and texts, shaped by era-defining cultural and historical events and movements from the period. He provides: Analysis of works by a diverse range of influential authors Examination of the cultural and literary impact of crucial historical, social, political and cultural events Discussion of Britain's imperial status in the century and the diversification of the nation through Black and Asian British Literature Readers are also provided with a comprehensive timeline, a glossary of terms, further reading and explanatory text boxes featuring further information on key figures and events.

Book Details

Author Dawson, Ashley.
Format PB
Series Title Routledge Concise Histories of Literature
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Number of Pages 240
Publish Date 28/11/2012
Catalogue Feb19
Catalogue book number 193