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British Experimental Women s Fiction 1945 1975

by Andrew Radford
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release Date: 2021-08-23
Genre: Literary Criticism
Pages: 292 pages
ISBN 13: 3030727661
ISBN 10: 9783030727666
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Synopsis : British Experimental Women s Fiction 1945 1975 written by Andrew Radford, published by Springer Nature which was released on 2021-08-23. Download British Experimental Women s Fiction 1945 1975 Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The History of British Women's Writing Volume 9, 19451975, ed. C. Hanson and S. Watkins, 19–36. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Mitchell, K., and N. Williams, eds. 2019. British Avant-Garde Fiction of the 1960s. -- This book scrutinizes a range of relatively overlooked post-WWII British women writers who sought to demonstrate that narrative prose fiction offered rich possibilities for aesthetic innovation. What unites all the primary authors in this volume is a commitment to challenging the tenets of British mimetic realism as a literary and historical phenomenon. This collection reassesses how British female novelists operated in relation to transnational vanguard networking clusters, debates and tendencies, both political and artistic. The chapters collected in this volume enquire, for example, whether there is something fundamentally different (or politically dissident) about female experimental procedures and perspectives. This book also investigates the processes of canon formation, asking why, in one way or another, these authors have been sidelined or misconstrued by recent scholarship. Ultimately, it seeks to refine a new research archive on mid-century British fiction by female novelists at least as diverse as recent and longer established work in the domain of modernist studies.

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