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Identity and Cultural Memory in the Fiction of A.S. Byatt : Knitting the Net of Culture

By: Steveker, Lena.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009Description: 1 online resource (201 p.).ISBN: 9780230248595.Subject(s): Byatt, A. S - Criticism and interpertation | Byatt, A. S - Criticism and interpretation | Collective memory in literature | Identity (Philosophical concept) in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Identity and Cultural Memory in the Fiction of A.S. Byatt : Knitting the Net of CultureDDC classification: 823.914 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; I. Identity; II. Identity - Cultural Memory - Literature; Conclusion; Notes and References; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index
Summary: This book provides innovative readings of the key texts of A.S. Byatt''s oeuvre by analysing the negotiations of individual identity, cultural memory, and literature which inform Byatt''s novels. Steveker explores the concepts of identity constructed in the novels, showing them to be deeply rooted in British literary history and cultural memory.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; I. Identity; II. Identity - Cultural Memory - Literature; Conclusion; Notes and References; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index

This book provides innovative readings of the key texts of A.S. Byatt''s oeuvre by analysing the negotiations of individual identity, cultural memory, and literature which inform Byatt''s novels. Steveker explores the concepts of identity constructed in the novels, showing them to be deeply rooted in British literary history and cultural memory.

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LENA STEVEKER holds a PhD from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and teaches British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University, Germany. She has published articles on contemporary British literature and early modern drama. Her current book project is a co-edited collection of critical essays on the Harry Potter novels.

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