By Robert Eaglestone
Modern fiction is a large and various box, now worldwide in measurement, with an incredible variety of novels and writers that keeps to develop at an attractive pace.
In this Very brief Introduction, Robert Eaglestone offers a transparent and interesting exploration of the key issues, styles, and debates of up to date fiction. From style, shape, and experimentalism to the legacies of modernism and postmodernism, the connection among globalization and terrorism, and the influence of know-how, Eaglestone examines how works either mirror the realm during which we are living and the creative matters of writers and readers alike.
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