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The British novel since the thirties

an introduction

by Randall Stevenson

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-246) and index.

    StatementRandall Stevenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR881 .S74 1986b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1912770M
    ISBN 100713446641, 0713446633
    LC Control Number90119689

    The novel deals with the political occupation of India by the British, a colonial domination that ended after the publication of Forster's text and still during his lifetime. The colonial occupation of India is significant in terms of the background of the novel. Tale or Romance: It depends on the incident and adventure for its chief interest. Novel: It depends more on the display of character and motive. The novel is more complicated than the tale. The English novel took birth in the 16 th and 17 th centuries and reached a great height in the Age of Pope and Dr Johnson.. The group of the first four novelists of the Augustan Age or Neo-classical age.

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    A number of important new studies appeared, including Valentine Cunningham's British Writers of the Thirties,(), Randall Stevenson's The British Novel Since the Thirties (), Adrian Caesar's Dividing Lines - Poetry, Class and Ideology in the s (), Alison Light's Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism Between the.   Sure, humans have been telling stories since since our earliest days, but depending on the criteria you use, the modern English novel emerged sometime between years ago and years ago. On the older side, Le Morte d’Arthur by Thomas Malory, which was published in , is sometimes called the first English novel.


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[Randall Stevenson] A survey of the British novel from the s to the present day. The book includes commentary on all the major novelists of the period and some lesser known. British novel since the thirties. London: B.T. Batsford, (OCoLC) Online version.

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(shelved 3 times as british-novels) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. The book also calls it “Britain’s forgotten decade”. Why were the s a forgotten decade. Well, I think the thirties were a bit forgotten because of World War II.

People only see the thirties as a prelude to the war, in the same way that they see the Edwardian period as. On the eve of this year's Booker Prize, we asked literary luminaries to vote for the best British, Irish or Commonwealth novel from to.

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In total, 82 book critics were polled from all corners of the planet - from the United States to Africa to Australia to the Middle East - excluding of. Stevenson, Randall, The British Novel since the Thirties: An Introduction (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, ).

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In British Writers of the Thirties, Valentine Cunningham looks at the decade’s social and political issues as seen in the lives and works of its major and minor poets, novelists, playwrights.

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