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Conclusion

Joseph Brooker

in Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780748633944
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651818 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.003.0007
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This concluding chapter reviews the 1980s, which has been an important element in recent cultural life, and identifies one of the major developments of the period: the growth of retro culture. It then studies the two kinds of revivalism that appeared in various media, before shifting to the novels which were written in the 1980s.

Keywords: 1980s; cultural life; retro culture; revivalism; novels

Chapter.  4577 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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