Martin Amis: Postmodernism and Beyond

Hardcover | December 26, 2006

EditorGavin Keulks, Gavin

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This is the first collection of original essays ever published on Martin Amis, one of England's most controversial and critically acclaimed authors. Impressively international in scope, it assembles the ideas of twelve scholars from six different countries to clarify the major trends and transitions in Amis's work. In essays that cover each of his novels as well as previously ignored non-fiction essays, it will become an authoritative resource for scholars, students and fans of Amis's work in general.

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This is the first collection of original essays ever published on Martin Amis, one of England's most controversial and critically acclaimed authors. Impressively international in scope, it assembles the ideas of twelve scholars from six different countries to clarify the major trends and transitions in Amis's work. In essays that cover...

GAVIN KEULKS is Associate Professor of English at Western Oregon University, USA, where he teaches contemporary British and Irish Literature. He is author of Father and Son: Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis and the British Novel Since 1950 (2003). He is also the online administrator of the Martin Amis Web.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.78 × 5.62 × 0.74 inPublished:December 26, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Acknowledgements * Introduction--G.Keulks * "My Heart Really Goes out to Me": The Self-Indulgent Highway to * Adulthood in The Rachel Papers--N.Brooks * Looking-glass Worlds in Martin Amis's Early Fiction: Reflectiveness, * Mirror Narcissism, and Doubles--R.Todd * The Passion of John Self: Allegory, Economy, and Expenditure in * Martin Amis's Money--T.Bényei * Money Makes the Man: Gender and Sexuality in Martin Amis's Money--E.Parker * Martin Amis and Late Twentieth-Century Working-Class Masculinity: * Money and London Fields--P.Tew * The Female Form, Sublimation, and Nicola Six--S.Brook * Martin Amis's Time's Arrow and the Postmodern Sublime--B.Finney * Under the Dark Sun of Melancolia: Writing and Loss in The Information-- * C.Bernard * Mimesis and Informatics in The Information--R.Menke * W(h)ither Postmodernism: Late Amis--G.Keulks * J.G. Ballard's "Inner Space" and the Early Fiction of Martin Amis--J.Diedrick * A Reluctant Leavisite: Martin Amis's "Higher" Journalism--M.Hunter Hayes * Nonfiction by Martin Amis, 1971-2005. * Bibliography--J.Diedrick & M. Hunter Hayes * Index