21st-Century Novel by Jonathan Bastable,Hannah McGill

By Jonathan Bastable,Hannah McGill

Contemporary inventive writers think of the previous, current and way forward for the novel

In 2012-2013, a year-long dialog among writers happened at 17 literary fairs around the globe, from Jaipur to Krasnoyarsk, and from Melbourne to Berlin. unique novelists resembling Irvine Welsh, Ahdaf Soueif and Ali Smith shared their techniques on a variety of facets of up to date literature the demanding situations it faces and the instructions it truly is taking. This ebook is partly an anthology of the simplest of these bills and likewise an summary of the full of life wide-ranging international debate that the authors' perspectives engendered among the writers who took half. It provides as much as an arresting and thought-provoking photograph of the country of global literature this day.

Key Features
>A strong assertion of the importance of literature within the sleek international, and a call-to-arms in the event you think that advantageous writing is endangered
> members contain recognized modern novelists comparable to: China Mieville, Ahdaf Soueif, Kapka Kassabova, Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith and Kirsty Gunn
> offers a global point of view at the concerns dealing with writers and writing ordinarily, and the present-day novel specifically
> a brand new and worthwhile source for lecturers and scholars, and a desirable primer for a much wider readership in case you need to know how fiction capabilities & who wish to get an perception into the idea strategies of inventive artists

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