By Mark Mathuray

This ebook is a difficult and fascinating number of unique essays at the novels of Alan Hollinghurst, Britain’s most popular homosexual author and the English novel’s grasp stylist. The essays have interaction the precarious and transferring dating among intercourse and literary sensibility in his novels and, hence, additionally try to determine the parameters of a brand new severe discourse for destiny examine on Hollinghurst’s novel, queer conception and the modern literary representations of masculinity and sexuality. via coupling the distinction of Hollinghurst’s aesthetics, his sensuously evocative type, to an interrogation of the social, political and sexual currents in his texts, the participants of this assortment offer detailed interpretations of Hollinghurst’s novels, from Hollinghurst’s uncovering of a homosexual inventive background to his re-signification of past English literary types, from his engagement with the Symbolist fin de siècle to his critique of aestheticism, etc., while paying shut cognizance to the officially cutting edge characteristics of his texts.

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This booklet is a difficult and fascinating choice of unique essays at the novels of Alan Hollinghurst, Britain’s most efficient homosexual author and the English novel’s grasp stylist. The essays have interaction the precarious and moving dating among intercourse and literary sensibility in his novels and, therefore, additionally try and identify the parameters of a brand new severe discourse for destiny study on Hollinghurst’s novel, queer concept and the modern literary representations of masculinity and sexuality.

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