A.L. Kennedy

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-15
  • Publisher: Red Globe Pr

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Mitchell provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Kennedy's work, placing her fiction and non-fiction in a clear historical and theoretical context. Its importance is considered in terms of contemporary Scottish identity and relevance to key issues in contemporary culture and theory. Including a timeline of key dates and an interview with the author, this guide offers an accessible reading of Kennedy's short stories, novels, poetry, non-fiction and screenplays and an overview of the reception this has provoked.

Author Biography

KAYE MITCHELL is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Westminster.

Table of Contents

General Editors' Prefacep. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
List of Abbreviationsp. xiv
Timelinep. 1
Introduction: Contextualising Kennedyp. 13
A.L. Kennedy: A Brief Biographyp. 25
Major Works
Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains, Looking for the Possible Dance and Now That You're Backp. 43
So I Am Glad, Original Bliss and Everything You Needp. 67
Indelible Acts, Paradise and Dayp. 94
Criticism and Contexts
Author Interviewp. 121
Critical Receptionp. 137
Notesp. 163
Annotated Bibliographyp. 165
Indexp. 177
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