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Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Michèle Mendelssohn and Denis Flannery


Focusing through the concept of influence, this collection considers the entire breadth of Alan Hollinghurst’s Booker Prize-winning writing. It addresses critical issues threaded through the work of Britain’s most important contemporary novelist. Chapters encompass provocative and timely subjects ranging from gay visual cultures and representations, to Victorian, modernist and contemporary literature, as well as race and empire, theatre and cinema, eros, translation and economics. Revealing the often troubled tissue of weighty affect that lies beneath the poise and control of Hollinghurst’s wr ... More

Keywords: Alan Hollinghurst, Contemporary novelist, Race, Empire, theatre, cinema, translation, biography, interview, influence

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097171
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michèle Mendelssohn, editor
University of Oxford

Denis Flannery, editor

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