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James Kelman

Simon Kovesi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

James Kelman is Scotland's most influential contemporary prose artist. This is a book-length study of his groundbreaking novels, analysing and contextualising each in detail. It argues that while ... More


Rohinton Mistry

Peter Morey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Rohinton Mistry is the only author whose every novel has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Such a Long Journey (1991), A Fine Balance (1995) and Family Matters (2002) are all set in India's ... More


Peter Carey

Bruce Woodcock

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Peter Carey is one of the most respected novelists currently writing. Since the original edition of this book, his fiction has reached a far wider international audience: he won the Booker Prize for ... More


John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

P. J. McLoughlin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book explores the politics of the most important Irish nationalist leader of his generation, and one of the most influential figures of twentieth-century Ireland, the Nobel Peace Prize winner ... More


Doris Lessing

Susan Watkins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study examines the writing career of the respected and prolific novelist Doris Lessing, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 and who has recently published what she has ... More


Critical overview and conclusion

Susan Watkins

in Doris Lessing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Before she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007, Doris Lessing's reputation (in the UK at least) was looking rather shaky. Many commentaries on the Nobel Prize focused on The Golden Notebook as ... More


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