By Justine McConnell,Edith Hall

Ancient Greek fable in international Fiction since 1989 explores the various ways in which modern international fiction has engaged with historical Greek delusion. even if as a framing machine, or a clear out, or through resonances and parallels, Greek delusion has confirmed fruitful for plenty of writers of fiction because the finish of the chilly battle. This quantity examines the numerous ways in which writers from worldwide have grew to become to classical antiquity to articulate their very own modern concerns.

Featuring contributions through a world staff of students from a few disciplines, the amount deals a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary method of modern literature from all over the world. Analysing a number major authors and works, no longer often introduced jointly in a single position, the booklet introduces readers to a couple less-familiar fiction, whereas demonstrating the vital position that classical literature can declare within the international literary curriculum of the 3rd millennium. the fashionable fiction coated is as assorted because the acclaimed North American tv sequence The Wire, modern Arab fiction, the japanese novels of Haruki Murakami and the works of latest Zealand's prime Maori author, Witi Ihimaera.

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