Literature & literary studies:

Alan Hollinghurst

Writing Under the Influence

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Alan Hollinghurst
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This groundbreaking, cross-generic collection is the first to consider the entire breadth of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning writing. Focused through the concept of influence, the volume addresses critical issues surrounding the work of Britain's most important contemporary novelist. It encompasses provocative and timely subjects ranging from gay visual cultures and representations, to Victorian, modernist and contemporary literature, as well as race and empire, theatre and cinema, eros and economics. The book reveals the fascinating intellectual and affective matter that lies beneath the polished control and dazzling style of Hollinghurst's work. Alongside contributions by distinguished British and American critics, the book includes an unpublished interview with Hollinghurst. Alan Hollinghurst: Writing under the influence uses a creative range of critical approaches to provide the most authoritative and innovative account available of Hollinghurst's works. -- .

Author Biography

Michele Mendelssohn is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and Deputy Director at the Rothermere American Institute Denis Flannery is Associate Professor of American and English Literature at the University of Leeds -- .
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Denis Flannery Edited by Michele Mendelssohn
Pages
224
Illustrations
3 black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Manchester University Press
ISBN-13
9781526134288
Product ID
27875114

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