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David Mitchell is one of the most critically acclaimed authors in contemporary global writing. Novels such as Ghostwritten,...

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Exact title of the book
David Mitchell: Contemporary Critical Perspectives
Book author
Wendy Knepper
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
232 pages
File size (in PDF)
928 kB
David Mitchell: Contemporary Critical Perspectives

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David Mitchell is one of the most critically acclaimed authors in contemporary global writing. Novels such as Ghostwritten, Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks demonstrate the author's dazzling literary technique in an oeuvre that crosses genres, genders and borders, moving effortlessly through time and space. David Mitchell: Contemporary Critical Perspectives brings together leading scholars of contemporary fiction to guide readers through the full range of the author's writings, including discussions of all of his novels to-date plus his shorter fictions, essays and libretti.

As well as offering extended coverage of Mitchell's most popular work, Cloud Atlas, the authors explore Mitchell's genre-hopping techniques, world-making aesthetics, and engagements with key contemporary issues such as globalization, empire, the environment, disability, trauma and technology. In addition, this book includes an expansive interview with David Mitchell as well as a guide to further reading to help students and readers alike explore the works of this tremendously inventive writer.