In such novels as Hotel World and the Whitbread Prize winning The Accidental, Ali Smith has established herself as one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary fiction. Covering her complete oeuvre, from the short stories to her most recent novel There but for the, this is the first comprehensive critical guide to Smith's work. Bringing together leading scholars, Ali Smith: Contemporary Critical Perspectives covers such topics as: . Language, truth and reality . Spectral presences and the uncanny . Gender and sexuality . Cosmopolitanism . Smith's place in the contemporary canon Including a new interview with the author, a chronology of her life and authoritative guides to further reading, this is an essential guide for anyone interested in the best of contemporary fiction.Über den Autor:
Emily Horton is Visiting Lecturer in English Literature at Brunel University, UK, and at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Monica Germana is Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Westminster, UK. She is the author of Scottish Women's Gothic and Fantastic Writing: Fiction Since 1978 (EUP, 2010).
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Buchbeschreibung Continuum Publishing Corporation Jul 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 232x158x16 mm. Neuware - Covering her complete work from the short stories to the major novels, this is the first comprehensive critical guide to the work of Ali Smith. 224 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781441105189