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ENAM 0555 Twentieth-Century British Fiction

The thematic and stylistic concerns of British fiction underwent broad transformations in the twentieth century, in response to the changing and often troubling circumstances of the age. The works of individual novelists are closely examined from the perspective of content, structure and style, and are assessed in terms of the larger developments in culture and society in which they played a role.

Sample Topics:

  • Joseph Conrad
  • E.M. Forster
  • Virginia Woolf
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • George Orwell
  • Kingsley Amis
  • Iris Murdoch
  • William Golding
  • Anthony Burgess
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Jeannette Winterson
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