About the BookBritish literature can boast of an illustrious, prestigious past and an exciting, evocative present. New Perspectives in British Literature provides students and readers with a critical introduction to key authors and their works through a collection of the latest critical perspectives on British literature.
The book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of a broad range of writers, drawing together both established and emerging literary voices reflecting the scope of new British writing. Organised around key themes in contemporary writing—modern lives, contemporary living, distortions and dreams, states of identity and histories—the anthology focuses on major themes and trends in British literature including post-colonialism, gender and history, and will prove to be an ideal guide to British literature today.
The book will be a useful tool for readers wishing to know more about Britain's great literary tradition, for students pursuing English studies, for teachers and researchers in search of novelty and for libraries in need of an accessible reference work on this perennially interesting subject.
Incorporating recent developments in the field, the anthology entices students to explore the subject further and also provides new syntheses that will be of interest to scholars.About the Author/sDr. Sunita Sinha is a gold medallist from Patna University, Bihar. She has been teaching English in Women’s College, Samastipur, L.N. Mithila University, Bihar. Dr. Sunita Sinha has authored two books, Graham Greene: A Study of His Major Novels and Post Colonial Women Writers: New Perspectives which have been published by Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd. New Delhi. She has edited three anthologies on Postcolonial literature, i.e. New Urges in Post Colonial Literature: Widening Horizons, Reconceiving Postcolonialism: Visions and Revisions and Postcolonial Imaginings: Fissions and Fusions and also Critical Responses to Kiran Desai. She has participated in many national and international seminars and conferences and has written many scholarly papers which have been published in various national & international journals. Her areas of interest are British, Indian, Australian, Canadian and Postcolonial literature. She is also the Assistant Editor of The Atlantic Critical Review.