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- ISBN: 9780582075528 | 0582075521
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 1/11/2000
This book examines the transformation in literature and culture over the last forty years in Britain. An introductory essay provides a context for the following chapters which examines the changes and continuities in British life. It also discusses the rise of 'theory' and its impact on the humanities.Each essay concentrates on a facet of British culture, from painting to poetry, from the seriousness of the novel to the postmodern ironies of the computing age. Provides an informed history of the relations between literature and cultural change and identifies the crucial relationships between literature and the visual arts, modern poetry, popular fiction, journalism, movies, music and radio.For those interested in popular British Culture. ALSO AVAILABLE IN HARDCOVER: 0-582-07553-X.