Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction by Bernice MurphyKey Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction by Bernice Murphy

Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction

byBernice Murphy

Paperback | February 1, 2017

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Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction represents an invaluable starting point for students wishing to familiarise themselves with this exciting and rapidly evolving area of literary studies. It provides an accessible, concise and reliable overview of core critical terminology, keytheoretical approaches, and the major genres and sub-genres within popular fiction. Because popular fiction is significantly shaped by commercial forces, the book also provides critical and historical contexts for terminology related to e-books, e-publishing, and self-publishing platforms. By usingfocusing in particular on post-2000 trends in popular fiction, the book provides a truly up-to-date snapshot of the subject area and its critical contexts.
Bernice M. Murphy is lecturer in Popular Literature and director of the M.Phil in Popular Literature at the School of English, Trinity College, Dublin. She has published extensively on topics related to popular fiction. Recent books include The Highway Horror Film (2014) and The Rural Gothic in American Popular Culture (2013).
Title:Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular FictionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.55 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1474411053

ISBN - 13:9781474411059