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Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780719066566
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701027 | DOI:

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This volume analyzes the works of British novelist Ian McEwan. It considers the problematic claim that McEwan is possibly the most significant of a number of writers who have resuscitated the link between morality and the novel for a whole generation, in ways that befit the historical pressures of their time. Some of McEwan's works reviewed in this volume include The Cement Garden, The Comfort of Strangers and The Child in Time.

Keywords: Ian McEwan; British novelist; morality; novel; historical pressures; The Cement Garden; The Comfort of Strangers; The Child in Time

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Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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