The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1444350471
  • ISBN-13: 9781444350470
  • DDC: 823.910903
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1479 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
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Overview

This Encyclopedia is an indispensible reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English-language. With nearly 500 contributors and over 1 million words, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English language. Entries cover major writers (such as Saul Bellow, Raymond Chandler, John Steinbeck, Virginia Woolf, A.S Byatt, Samual Beckett, D.H. Lawrence, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, V.S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer, Alice Munro, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o) and their key works. It also ccovers the genres and sub-genres of fiction in English across the twentieth century (including crime fiction, sci fi, chick lit, the noir novel, and the avante garde novel) as well as the major movements, debates, and rubrics within the field (censorship, globalization, modernist fiction, fiction and the film industry)

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Preface to The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction.
Acknowledgments.
Notes on Contributors to Volume I.
Introduction to Volume I.
1: Ackroyd, Peter.
2: Aldington, Richard.
3: Amis, Kingsley.
4: Amis, Martin.
5: Angry Young Man Fiction.
6: Awards and Prizes.
7: Bainbridge, Beryl.
8: Ballard, J. G.
9: Banville, John.
10: Barker, Pat.
11: Barnes, Julian.
12: Beckett, Samuel.
13: Bennett, Arnold.
14: Berger, John.
15: Bolger, Dermot.
16: Bowen, Elizabeth.
17: Boyd, William.
18: Brooke-Rose, Christine.
19: Brookner, Anita.
20: Byatt, A. S.
21: Campus Novel.
22: Carswell, Catherine.
23: Carter, Angela.
24: Gary, Joyce.
25: Censorship and the Novel.
26: Chicklit and Ladlit.
27: Children’s and Young Adult Fiction.
28: Coe, Jonathan.
29: Colonial Fiction.
30: Compton-Burnett, Ivy.
31: Conrad, Joseph.
32: Crace, Jim.
33: Critical Theory and the Novel.
34: Doyle, Roddy.
35: Drabble, Margaret.
36: Durrell, Lawrence.
37: Edwardian Fiction.
38: Fantasy Fiction.
39: Farrell, J. G..
40: Feminist Fiction.
41: Figes, Eva.
42: The Film Industry and Fiction.
43: Firbank, Ronald.
44: Fitzgerald, Penelope.
45: Ford, Ford Madox.
46: Forster, E. M..
47: Fowles, John.
48: Frayn, Michael.
49: Galloway, Janice.
50: Galsworthy, John.
51: Gibbon, Lewis Grassic.
52: Globalization and the Novel.
53: Golding, William.
54: Graves, Robert.
55: Gray, Alasdair.
56: Green, Henry.
57: Greene, Graham.
58: Gunn, Neil M..
59: Hamilton, Patrick.
60: Historical Fiction.
61: Hollinghurst, Alan.
62: Huxley, Aldous.
63: Irish Fiction.
64: Isherwood, Christopher.
65: Ishiguro, Kazuo.
66: James, P. D..
67: Jenkins, Robin.
68: Jewish Fiction.
69: Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer.
70: Johnson, B. S..
71: Joyce, James.
72: Kelman, James.
73: Kennedy, A. L..
74: Kiely, Benedict.
75: Kureishi, Hanif.
76: Lawrence, D. H..
77: Lehmann, Rosamond.
78: Lewis, Wyndham.
79: Lively, Penelope.
80: London in Fiction.
81: Lowry, Malcolm.
82: Macaulay, Rose.
83: Manning, Olivia.
84: Mantel, Hilary.
85: Maugham, W. Somerset.
86: McCabe, Patrick.
87: McEwan, Ian.
88: McGahern, John.
89: McLiam Wilson, Robert.
90: Mo, Timothy.
91: Modernist Fiction.
92: Moore, Brian.
93: Murdoch, Iris.
94: Mystery/Detective/Crime Fiction.
95: O’Brien, Edna.
96: O’Brien, Flann.
97: O’Connor, Frank.
98: O’Flaherty, Liam.
99: Orwell, George.
100: Phillips, Caryl.
101: Politics and the Novel.
102: Postcolonial Fiction of the African Diaspora.
103: Postcolonial Fiction of the British South Asian Diaspora.
104: Postcolonial Fiction of the West Indian/Caribbean Diaspora.
105: Postmodernist Fiction.
106: Powell, Anthony.
107: Priestley, J. B..
108: The Publishing Industry: The Rise of the Paperback.
109: Pym, Barbara.
110: Queer/Alternative Sexualities in Fiction.
111: Richardson, Dorothy.
112: Science Fiction.
113: Scott, Paul.
114: Scottish Fiction.
115: Self, Will.
116: Sinclair, Iain.
117: Sinclair, May.
118: Smith, Zadie.
119: Spark, Muriel.
120: Storey, David.
121: Swift, Graham.
122: Thomas, D. M..
123: Tóibín, Colm.
124: Trevor, William.
125: Upward, Edward.
126: Utopian and Dystopian Fiction.
127: Warner, Alan.
128: Waugh, Evelyn.
129: Weldon, Fay.
130: Wells, H. G.
131: Welsh Fiction in English.
132: Welsh, Irvine.
133: West, Rebecca.
134: Wilson, Angus.
135: Winterson, Jeanette.
136: Wodehouse, P. G.
137: Woolf, Virginia.
138: Working-Class Fiction.
139: World War I in Fiction.
140: World War II in Fiction.