A.L. Kennedy (New British Fiction)

A.L. Kennedy (New British Fiction)

By: Kaye Mitchell (author)Hardback

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Mitchell provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Kennedy's work, placing her fiction and non-fiction in a clear historical and theoretical context. Its importance is considered in terms of contemporary Scottish identity and relevance to key issues in contemporary culture and theory. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of Kennedy's short stories, novels, poetry, non-fiction and screenplays and an overview of the reception this has provoked.

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KAYE MITCHELL is Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at the University of Manchester, UK.


General Editors Preface Acknowledgments PART 1: INTRODUCTION Timeline Introduction Author Biography PART 2: MAJOR WORKS The Poetics of Particularity: Space, Place and Identity in the Early Works Desire and Deceit: Kennedy's Post-Romantic World Recent Works PART 3: CRITICISM AND CONTEXTS Kennedy's Other Writings Kennedy in Question: The Critical Reception An Interview with A.L. Kennedy Selected Further Reading

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/11/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780230007567
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780230007567
  • weight: 303
  • ISBN10: 0230007562

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