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Twenty-First-Century Fiction A Critical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 052118729X

ISBN-13: 9780521187299

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter Boxall

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The widespread use of electronic communication at the dawn of the twenty-first century has created a global context for our interactions, transforming the ways we relate to the world and to one another. This critical introduction reads the fiction of the past decade as a response to our contemporary predicament - one that draws on new cultural and technological developments to challenge established notions of democracy, humanity, and national and global sovereignty. Peter Boxall traces formal and thematic similarities in the novels of contemporary writers including Don DeLillo, Margaret Atwood, J. M. Coetzee, Marilyn Robinson, Cormac McCarthy, W. G. Sebald, and Philip Roth, as well as David…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English