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Contemporary British women writers

Contemporary British women writers

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- Historyand criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert E. Hosmer.
    ContributionsHosmer, Robert E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,214p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20636166M
    ISBN 100333565320

    Despite the enduring popularity of contemporary women's writing, British women writers have received scant critical attention. They tend to be overshadowed by their American counterparts in the media and have come to be represented within the academy almost exclusively by . Throughout history, there have been many British women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female writers such as J. K. Rowling, Joan Collins, Jane Austen, Julie Andrews, Agatha Christie. 01 .

    Creative prowess has truly come to the fore in Britain over the last 50 years; the increasingly multi-cultural society unearthing not only unique British contemporary playwrights of varied descent, but also more culturally interlaced and stimulating works for the stage. The mark of a truly great playwright is almost impossible to distil into a singular phrase – needless to say, a Author: Lucy Freeland.   Mitchell was also the first black British writer to be awarded the Crime Writers Association’s John Creasey Dagger for her debut book entitled Running Hot. Her latest book, Death Trap, is about a young girl who has five days to stay alive after seeing her family murdered. If you’re a fan of book series and sequels, check out Mitchell’s.

      A list of best British books chosen by international critics has women coming out on top, with George Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Charlotte and Emily Brontë and Mary Shelley listed in the top 10 4/5.   The British Isles’ mightiest novelists are women. So reveals BBC Culture’s critics’ poll of the greatest British novels, which places George Eliot’s Middlemarch at number one, followed.


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