England Calling: 24 Stories for the 21st Century

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Jackie Gay, Julia Bell
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001 - 319 páginas
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There have been numerous anthologies of Scottish, Irish, Northern and London writing, but up until now no anthology that has attempted to bring together the best of English writing. At a time when Scottish and Welsh devolution means that English culture and identity are being hotly discussed, this anthology of new writing from a nation rediscovering itself will be timely and controversial. English fiction has traditionally been rooted in a strong sense of place. ENGLAND CALLING renews that tradition by providing a series of fictional snapshots of the different areas of England today, its landscapes, cityscapes, dialects, atmospheres; from Suffolk to Cornwall, Essex to Yorkshire, Lancashire to Surrey. Authors include Lesley Glaister, Kevin Sampson, Julia Darling, Andrea Ashworth, Harland Miller, Alexei Sayle, Julie Burchill, Jane Rogers, Joolz Denby, David Almond.

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Sobre el autor (2001)

Julia Bell used to be a DJ before "becoming a proper person and getting a job." She is now a writer, editor, and tutor based at the University of East Anglia where she has also established Pen & Ink., a small press. She is coeditor of "Hard Shoulder" (Trindal Street Press,1999) and "England Calling" (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001) with Jackie Grey, and coeditor of "The Creative Writing Coursebook" (MacMillan, 2001) with Paul Magrs.

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