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Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence by Michèle Mendelssohn,Denis Flannery

By Michèle Mendelssohn,Denis Flannery

This groundbreaking, cross-generic assortment is the 1st to contemplate the full breadth of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning writing. targeted during the inspiration of impact, the amount addresses serious matters surrounding the paintings of Britain's most vital modern novelist. It encompasses provocative and well timed matters starting from homosexual visible cultures and representations, to Victorian, modernist and modern literature, in addition to race and empire, theatre and cinema, eros and economics. The booklet finds the interesting highbrow and affective topic that lies underneath the polished regulate and wonderful type of Hollinghurst's paintings. along contributions via amazing British and American critics, the publication contains an unpublished interview with Hollinghurst.

Alan Hollinghurst: Writing less than the impact makes use of an artistic diversity of serious methods to supply the main authoritative and leading edge account to be had of Hollinghurst's works.

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