Crunch Lit

Shaw, Katy (2015) Crunch Lit. Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9781472510068

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Abstract

The financial crisis of 2008 quickly gave rise to a growing body of fiction: "Crunch Lit". These 'recession writings' take the financial crisis as their central narrative concern and explore its effects on consumer culture, gender roles and contemporary communities. Examining a range of texts including Sebastian Faulks' A Week in December, Adam Haslett's Union Atlantic, and John Lanchester's Capital, this book offers the first wide-ranging guide to these new millennial writings.

Item Type: Book
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Humanities
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2018 12:42
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2018 12:42
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/33287

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