A.S. Byatt (New British Fiction) by Mariadele Boccardi

By Mariadele Boccardi

A. S. Byatt is without doubt one of the most well liked and severely acclaimed modern writers. This new examine offers a full of life and distinct exploration of her fiction and non-fiction, and examines Byatt's paintings within the mild of postmodern issues with language, narrative and self-referentiality.

Ideal for college kids and basic readers alike, A. S. Byatt features:
• a helping timeline of key dates
• biographical and cultural research of key texts similar to Possession and the new The kid's Book
• dialogue of the total diversity of Byatt's literary output, together with her novels, brief tales and important writings
• a survey of chosen landmark interviews
• a complete review of the serious reception of Byatt's work.

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