Harvest of the Sixties: English Literature and Its Background 1960 to 1990

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Harvest of the Sixties: English Literature and Its Background 1960 to 1990 - Waugh, Patricia
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This engaging book sets English literature since 1960 in its political and cultural context. From the end of empire in the sixties, through the attempts in the 1970s to maintain a "common culture" through education, good literature, and state subsidies for the Arts, to the 1980s when there was a shift toward the acknowledgement of a multiplicity of cultures, this was a period of considerable change and development. Waugh looks at the effects of the fragmentation of English culture and examines the new and varied voices that ...

Harvest of the Sixties: English Literature and Its Background 1960 to 1990 1995, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192892263

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