A.S. Byatt (Contemporary British Novelists) by Alexa Alfer

By Alexa Alfer

This complete learn of A. S. Byatt’s paintings spans almost her complete profession and gives insightful readings of all of Byatt’s works of fiction as much as and together with her Man-Booker-shortlisted novel The Children’s publication (2009). The authors mix an obtainable evaluate of Byatt’s œuvre up to now with shut serious research of all her significant works. Uniquely, the e-book additionally considers Byatt’s serious writings and journalism, situating her past the instant context of her fiction. The authors argue that Byatt is not just vital as a storyteller, but in addition as an eminent critic and public highbrow. Advancing the concept that of ‘critical storytelling’ as an indicator of Byatt’s venture as a author, the authors retrace Byatt’s wide-ranging engagement with either literary and significant traditions. This leads to positioning Byatt within the wider literary panorama. This booklet has extensive allure, together with fellow researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate scholars, plus basic fanatics of Byatt’s work.

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