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The Fiction of Pat Barker Merritt Moseley

The Fiction of Pat Barker

Merritt Moseley

Published June 11th 2014
ISBN : 9780230293311
Paperback
184 pages
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Pat Barker is one of the most important authors of her time. Her fiction has won many awards – including the Booker Prize for The Ghost Road, the last novel in her celebrated Regeneration trilogy – and has attracted much critical attention.ThisMorePat Barker is one of the most important authors of her time. Her fiction has won many awards – including the Booker Prize for The Ghost Road, the last novel in her celebrated Regeneration trilogy – and has attracted much critical attention.This stimulating Guide examines the key critical responses to the full range of Barkers fiction, from newspaper reviews and journal articles to revealing interviews and book-length scholarship. Merritt Moseley also explores the central themes which run through Barkers novels and the criticism, such as the issues of gender, class, social realism, violence and trauma.Tracing the development of Barkers fiction through the surrounding critical works, this is an indispensable volume for anyone with an interest in one of Britains most popular and widely-studied contemporary writers.