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The British Bestseller

in Bestsellers

October 2007; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 7519 words.

‘The British bestseller’ highlights the influence of cultural and commercial differences between Britain and the USA. The bestseller ‘machine’ arrived with Walter Scott. The early twentieth...

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Working-Class Fictions

Nicola Wilson.

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English

February 2016; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 8052 words.

This chapter explores why working-class fictions flourished in the period from the late 1950s through to the early 1970s and the distinctive contributions that they made to the post-war...

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Memoir

G. Thomas Couser.

January 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 208 pages.

Each year brings a glut of new memoirs, ranging from works by former teachers and celebrity has-beens to disillusioned soldiers and bestselling novelists. In addition to becoming...

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The Oxford History of the Novel in English

Edited by Peter Boxall and Bryan Cheyette.

February 2016; p ublished online June 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 624 pages.

This book offers an account on the last eight decades of British and Irish prose fiction. It begins during the Second World War, when novel production fell by more than a third, and ends at...

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Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Physics. 963 words.

Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius (29 December 1911–28 January 1988), physicist and spy, was born in Russelheim, near Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Emil Fuchs, a Lutheran minister, and Else Wagner....