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Contemporary Crisis Fictions

Affect and Ethics in the Modern British Novel

  • Authors
  • Emily┬áHorton

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Introduction

This book offers a significant statement about the contemporary British novel in relation to three authors: Graham Swift, Ian McEwan, and Kazuo Ishiguro. All writing at the forefront of a generation, these authors sought to resuscitate the novel's ethico-political credentials, at a time which did not seem conducive to such a project.

Keywords

Crisis Fiction Literature and ethics Contemporary Literature British novel culture fiction history of literature novel time

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