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

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Contemporary Fiction Politics in Fiction Twenty-First Century Literature culture fiction space

Authors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393722
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48367-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39372-2
  • About this book