Publisher description for The Cambridge history of twentieth-century English literature / edited by Laura Marcus and Peter Nicholls.


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Counter Covering the complete range of writing in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, this volume also explores the impact of writing from the former colonies on English literature of the period. It analyzes the ways in which conventional literary genres were influenced by the cultural technologies of radio, cinema and television. This work is of major importance to anyone concerned with twentieth-century literature, its cultural context and its relation to the contemporary.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English literature 20th century History and criticism, Great Britain Intellectual life 20th century