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Iain Sinclair
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Iain Sinclair

Brian Baker

Abstract

This book is a comprehensive critical introduction to one of the most original contemporary British writers, providing an overview of all of Iain Sinclair's major works and an analysis of his vision of modern London. It places Sinclair in a range of contexts, including: the late 1960s counter-culture and the British Poetry Revival; London's underground histories; the rise and fall of Thatcherism; and Sinclair's writing about Britain under New Labour and Sinclair's connection to other writers and artists, such as J.G. Ballard, Michael Moorcock and Marc Atkins. The book contributes to the growin ... More

Keywords: Iain Sinclair, London, 1960s counter-culture, British Poetry Revival, Thatcherism, New Labour, John Clare, visionary writings, Chris Petit, walking

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780719069048
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Baker, author