Aesthetics and Ethics in Twenty-First Century British Novels
Zadie Smith, Nadeem Aslam, Hari Kunzru and David Mitchell
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $114.00|
| Book Description: |
A fresh set of concerns face the twenty-first century British novelist. In this study of the four key novelists Zadie Smith, Nadeem Aslam, Hari Kunzru and David Mitchell, the the changes in narrative approaches and critical directions of a new post-1989 fiction are explored.
Close readings of the writers are informed by a range of contemporary theorists, critics and commentators to reveal the emphases of twenty-first century fiction. Terror, fear, consumerism,...