The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge – 214 pages
In The Routledge Companion to Twentieth-Century British Literature Ashley Dawson identifies the key British writers and texts, shaped by era-defining cultural and historical events and movements from the period. He provides:
Readers are also provided with a comprehensive timeline, a glossary of terms, further reading and explanatory text boxes featuring further information on key figures and events.
Introduction Timeline 1. Popular Cultures and the Paradoxes of Progress 2. Avant-Gardes 3. Varieties of High Modernism 4. Late Modern Radicalism 5. The Finest Hours 6. Counter-Cultures 7. The Conservative Restoration 8. Millennial Cultures Glossary of Terms Glossary of Further Reading
Ashley Dawson is Professor of English at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), USA.