Because of its enormous diversity, the field of contemporary fiction studies can appear complex and confusing. This book enables readers to navigate the subject by introducing the key areas of debate and offers in-depth discussions of the most significant texts by nine contemporary fiction writers: Ian McEwan; Maxine Hong Kingston; Jeanette Winterson; Toni Morrison; Salman Rushdie; Angela Carter; Hanif Kureishi; Buchi Emecheta and Alice Walker. Tackling issues such as history, time and narrative, the body, race and ...

Contemporary Fiction 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415194563

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