Andrea Levy (BOK)

Jeanette Baxter

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Andrea Levy has emerged as one of the most significant and popular voices in contemporary black British writing both in the UK and abroad. Drawing on a familial history of emigration, her critically-acclaimed novels - including the multiple award-winning Small Island - attempt to bring a variety of voices to the representation of black experience in post-war Britain. This book is the first of its kind to be devoted to Levy's work. Combining historical, theoretical and textual perspectives, the volume hosts a wide range of current critical approaches to Levy's fiction. With chapters written by leading established and emerging scholars, the book explores issues of literary form, diasporic literature and cultural value, the BBC TV adaptation of Small Island, while also shedding fresh light on Levy's critically neglected early works. The book also includes a new interview with Levy herself, a timeline of her life, chapter summaries, as well as guides to further reading and online resources, making this an essential companion to the writings of one of the most exciting voices in contemporary fiction.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Jeanette Baxter
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781441113603
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 23,3cm x 15,9cm x 1cm
Vekt 264 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende David James, Jeannette Baxter