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Postwar literature, 1950 to 1990 / William May.

By: May, William, 1982-
Material type: TextTextSeries: York notes companionsPublisher: New York : Pearson Longman, 2010Description: iv, 299 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9781408204740 (alk. paper)Subject(s): English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1945-DDC classification: 822.33 LOC classification: PR478.S57 | M39 2010
Contents:
Introduction -- A cultural overview -- Texts, writers, and contexts. The moral novel: William Golding, Iris Murdoch and Muriel Spark; Extended commentary: Iris Murdoch, The black prince (1973); The postmodern novel: Julian Barnes, Angela Carter and Graham Swift; Extended commentary: Angela Carter, Nights at the circus (1984); The modern lyric: Philip Larkin, Sylvia Plath and Stevie Smith; Extended commentary: Stevie Smith, Thoughts about the person from Porlock (1962); The bardic line: Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes; Extended commentary: Tony Harrison, V. (1985); Social dramas: Edward Bond, John Osborne and Caryl Churchill; Extended commentary: Caryl Churchill, Cloud nine (1979); New stages:Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard; Extended commentary: Harold Pinter, The room -- Critical theories and debates. Nostalgia and national identity; Immigrants and exiles; Class and education; Sex and identity -- References and resources -- Timeline -- Further reading.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- A cultural overview -- Texts, writers, and contexts. The moral novel: William Golding, Iris Murdoch and Muriel Spark; Extended commentary: Iris Murdoch, The black prince (1973); The postmodern novel: Julian Barnes, Angela Carter and Graham Swift; Extended commentary: Angela Carter, Nights at the circus (1984); The modern lyric: Philip Larkin, Sylvia Plath and Stevie Smith; Extended commentary: Stevie Smith, Thoughts about the person from Porlock (1962); The bardic line: Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes; Extended commentary: Tony Harrison, V. (1985); Social dramas: Edward Bond, John Osborne and Caryl Churchill; Extended commentary: Caryl Churchill, Cloud nine (1979); New stages:Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard; Extended commentary: Harold Pinter, The room -- Critical theories and debates. Nostalgia and national identity; Immigrants and exiles; Class and education; Sex and identity -- References and resources -- Timeline -- Further reading.

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