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Macmillan Higher Education

Pat Barker

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Palgrave

Pages: 176
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New British Fiction

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Hardcover - 9780230001794

15 January 2010

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15 January 2010

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Pat Barker is one of the leading British political and historical novelists of her generation. This introduction places her fiction in historical and theoretical contexts. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview...

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Pat Barker is one of the leading British political and historical novelists of her generation. This introduction places her fiction in historical and theoretical contexts. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with the author, Rawlinson establishes the cultural importance of her work and provides an overview of its critical reception.

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This accessible introduction places the work of Pat Barker in historical, theoretical and critical context 
Explores the cultural importance of Barker's engagement with the traumas of twentieth century British society
Includes a timeline of key dates, an interview with the author and an overview of the critical reception Barker's work has provoked

 

General Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
PART I: INTRODUCTION
Timeline
Introduction
PART II: MAJOR WORKS
Union Street and Blow Your House Down
Liza's England and The Man Who Wasn't There
Regeneration, The Eye in the Door and The Ghost Road
Double Vision and Life Class
PART III: CRITICISM AND CONTEXT
Author Interview
Critical Reception
Bibliography
Index.

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MARK RAWLINSON is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Leicester University, UK. He works on nineteenth and twentieth-century literature, especially poetry and narrative fiction, with special interests in the literature of war. He is the author of British Writing of the Second World War (Clarendon Press, 2000), 'the most authoritative study so far of the culture of the second world war' (THES).

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MARK RAWLINSON is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Leicester University, UK. He works on nineteenth and twentieth-century literature, especially poetry and narrative fiction, with special interests in the literature of war. He is the author of British Writing of the Second World War (Clarendon Press, 2000), 'the most authoritative study so far of the culture of the second world war' (THES).

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