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The Demotic Voice in Contemporary British Fiction

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About this book


This book is an assessment of narrative technique in contemporary British fiction, focusing on the experimental use of the demotic voice (regional or national dialects). The book examines the work of James Kelman, Graham Swift, Will Self and Martin Amis, amongst many others, from a practical as well as theoretical perspective.


fiction Narrative novel

About the authors

JEREMY SCOTT lectures at the University of Kent, UK. He has published articles on stylistics and narratology, fictional technique and contemporary fiction. He has also published several short stories.

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'... for the more advanced creative writer at Masters and PHD level it could well prove to be a valuable critical source.' - David Manderson, Writing in Education