New Postcolonial British Genres

Shifting the Boundaries

  • Sarah Ilott

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Sarah Ilott
    Pages 27-53
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    Pages 54-94
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  5. Sarah Ilott
    Pages 170-173
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 174-206

About this book


This study analyses four new genres of literature and film that have evolved to accommodate and negotiate the changing face of postcolonial Britain since 1990: British Muslim Bildungsromane, gothic tales of postcolonial England, the subcultural urban novel and multicultural British comedy.


Contemporary British Britishness literature genre comedy gothic Bildungsroman British Muslim subculture Rushdie affair multiculturalism Analyse cinema English literature film Great Britain novel

Authors and affiliations

  • Sarah Ilott
    • 1
  1. 1.Teesside UniversityUK

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