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Title British culture of the postwar : an introduction to literature and society, 1945-1999 / edited by Alistair Davies and Alan Sinfield.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2000.

Subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence.
Social problems in literature.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1945-
Alt Name Davies, Alistair.
Sinfield, Alan.
Description 1 online resource (x, 211 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Disunited kingdom : Irish, Scottish and Welsh writing in the postwar period / Siobhán Kilfeather -- Migration and mutability : the twice born fiction of Salman Rushdie / Minoli Salgado -- After feminism : Pat Barker, Penelope Lively and the contemporary novel / Margaretta Jolly -- Culture, consensus and difference : Angus Wilson to Alan Hollinghurst / Alan Sinfield -- A cinema in between : postwar British cinema / Alistair Davies -- Faltering at the line : Auden and postwar British culture / Alistair Davies -- Art in postwar Britain : a short history of the ICA / Nannette Aldred -- Drama in the culture industry : British theatre after 1945 / Drew Milne -- Resting on laurels / Andrew Crozier.
Summary From Angus Wilson to Pat Barker and Salman Rushdie, British Culture of the Post-War is an ideal starting point for those studying cultural developments in Britain of recent years. Chapters on individual people and art forms give a clear and concise overview of the progression of different genres. They also discuss the wider issues of Britain's relationship with America and Europe, and the idea of Britishness. Each section is introduced with a short discussion of the major historical events of the period. Read as a whole, British Culture of the Postwar will give students a.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135100087 (electronic bk.)
113510008X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 50798303
Additional Format Print version: British culture of the postwar. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415128102 (DLC) 00035276 (OCoLC)43701755

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