Contemporary British Fiction and the Cultural Politics of Disenfranchisement

Freedom and the City

  • Alexander Beaumont

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: ‘What We Need Now…’

    1. Alexander Beaumont
      Pages 1-25
  3. Identifying the Cultural Politics of Disenfranchisement

  4. Locating Urban Culture in Twenty-First-Century British Fiction

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 220-239

About this book


By examining the representation of urban space in contemporary British fiction, this book argues that key to the political left's strategy was a model of action which folded politics into culture and elevated disenfranchisement to the status of a political principle.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander Beaumont
    • 1
  1. 1.York St John UniversityYorkUK

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