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Contemporary Writing. The key strands characterising our work on contemporary literary culture are: Nationhood and cultural identity History and theory of the novel Poetry. Up to Research Interests History and theory of the novel Expertise in recent Anglophone fiction includes work on a wide range of key British figures for the Vintage Living Texts series Margaret Reynolds , studies concerned with the geographies of the postwar novel and with the politics of form in contemporary British and American fiction David James , and major interventions in the narratology of postmodernism and the philosophy of time Mark Currie.
Up to Research Interests Poetry The wealth of interests in this field embrace contemporary American, British, and Irish poetry Clair Wills , the interface between poetics, science, and technology Katy Price , and the political implications of poetic experiment for notions of democratic art Peter Howarth. Up to Research Interests. Collaborations and public understanding of the humanities Since , has been co-publisher of the small press Barque. It will, I have little doubt, become a standard text for students and academics working on 'Contemporary' London literature, and English literature more generally.
The Making of London covers a wide scope in terms of authors, narration and critical praxis, and is hence an asset for English literature students and academics alike. It proves a most valuable contribution to studies of contemporary writing about London.
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