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A.S. Byatt

Boccardi, Mariadele



A. S. Byatt is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed contemporary writers. This new study provides a lively and detailed exploration of her fiction and non-fiction, and examines Byatt's work in the light of postmodern concerns with language, narrative and self-referentiality.

The book includes:
• a supporting timeline of key dates
• biographical and cultural analysis of key texts such as Possession and the recent The Children's Book
• discussion of the full range of Byatt's literary output, including her novels, short stories and critical writings
• a survey of selected landmark interviews
• a comprehensive overview of the critical reception of Byatt's work.


Boccardi, M. (2013). A.S. Byatt. Palgrave Macmillan

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date Feb 15, 2013
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Series Title New British Fiction
ISBN 9780230275706
Keywords contemporary fiction, A.S. Byatt
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