The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

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Index
Abbey, Edward
The Monkey Wrench Gang, 208
Abrahams, Peter, 243
absurdism, 39, 139, 175, 190–1
Achebe, Chinua, 18, 152–4, 156, 158, 213, 242
Arrow of God, 154
A Man of the People, 154
No Longer at Ease, 154
Things Fall Apart, 153–4, 155
Adamson, Robert, 122
Adorno, Theodor, 194–5
advertising, 35, 38, 42, 51, 52, 53, 126, 136, 163, 257–8
Aeschylus
The Agamemnon, 62
African-American writing and culture, 53, 63, 195, 243, 263–6, 271
African National Congress, 243
agit-prop theatre, 141
Ahsan, M. M., 235
AIDS/HIV, 232, 234, 248
Akhtar, Shabbir, 235
Albee, Edward
The Zoo Story, 139
Albert Hall Poetry Event, the, 195, 196
Alberti, Rafael, 92
‘Defensa de Madrid’, 90
Alder, Lisa, 176
Aldington, Richard, 26, 27, 29, 46
Death of a Hero, 15, 39, 44, 76, 77
Aleixandre, Vicente, 92
Ali, Muhammad, 198
Ali, Tariq, and Howard Brenton, 238
Iranian Nights, 234
Moscow Gold, 231, 233
allegory, 62, 204, 205, 212, 214, 246
Allende, Isabel, 213
Altolaguirre, Manuel, 92, 95
‘Arenga’, 90
‘Madrid’, 90
Alvarez, A., 174
The New Poetry, 164, 181
The Savage God, 180–2
American Dream, the, 86, 127, 130, 134, 194
Americanisation, 48, 51, 114, 144–5, 208, 221
Amis, Kingsley
Lucky Jim, 147
Amis, Martin, 252
Anand, Mulk Raj, 269
Untouchables, 270
Anderson, Benedict
Imagined Communities, 222, 251
Anderson, Lindsay, 139
Anderson, Margaret, 27, 28
Anderson, Sherwood, 53, 83
Anderson, Terry H., 192
Angelou, Maya, 263, 264, 265
‘Angry Penguins’, 113–23 passim
Angry Young Men, 138
Animal Crackers (film), 78
Anthology of Revolutionary Poetry, 83
anti-globalisation movement, 203, 208, 227
anti-hero, 137, 158
anti-rationalism, 18, 20, 39, 41, 114, 123, 174, 178, 179–80, 183, 191
anti-Semitism, 52, 106, 147, 171
Anzaldúa, Gloria
Borderland/La Frontera, 211
The New Mestiza, 211
apartheid, 240–9
apocalypse, 114, 246, 273–4, 277
Aragon, Luis Cardoza y, 92
Arap Moi, Daniel, 155
archaeology, 11–14, 16, 20, 70
Arden, John, 139, 143
Arendt, Hannah, 165, 166–9, 172
Eichmann in Jerusalem, 161–3, 183
Aristotle, 12
Armory Show, the, 31
Armstrong, Louis, 63
Arnold, Matthew, 123
Artaud, Antonin, 174, 196
Arts and Decoration, 31
Arts Council of Great Britain, the, 139, 142, 143, 223
Ash, Timothy Garton, 237
Ashbery, John, 116, 117, 118, 120, 121, 123
‘Aenobarbus’, 120, 121
‘Potsdam’, 121
‘To a Waterfowl’, 116
‘Two Ern Malley Poems’, 121
Atlantic, 189
Atlas, James, 168
Atwood, Margaret
The Blind Assassin, 221
Survival, 220
Auden, W. H., 73, 75, 81, 83, 95, 105–6, 107, 139, 267
The Dyer’s Hand, 183
For the Time Being, 105, 106
Night Mail (film), 105
‘Our Hunting Fathers’, 105
Paul Bunyan, 105–6
‘September 1, 1939’, 277–8
‘Spain’, 91
Auden generation, the, 73, 77, 83, 95
Austen, Jane, 177
Australian Literary Studies, 121
authorship, 116, 118, 119, 120, 177–8, 181, 184
autobiography, 41, 68, 69, 77, 85, 100, 107, 176, 211, 237, 241–2, 244, 247–8
avant-garde, the, 30, 31, 32, 48, 50, 51, 54, 63, 64, 65, 66, 70, 72, 109, 113, 114, 122, 123, 139, 141, 180, 205, 275
Ayatollah Khomeini, 234, 238
Ayer, A. J., 146
Babbage, Charles, 252
‘baby boom’, the, 130, 136, 199
Bailey, David, 195
Baker, Houston A., Jr, 263
Baker, Josephine, 63
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 227
Baldwin, James, 134–5, 264–5
The Fire Next Time, 179
‘The Harlem Ghetto’, 134–5
Notes of a Native Son, 134
Bambara, Toni Cade, 263
Banks, Iain
The Bridge, 219, 224
Banks, Lynne Reid, 148
The L-Shaped Room, 144, 147
Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones), 263, 265
‘Black Art’, 198
Barker, George, 91
Barker, Pat
Regeneration, 43
Barnes, Djuna
Ladies Almanack, 81
Nightwood, 81
Barnes, Julian, 252
Barrett, Eileen, 70
Barstow, Stan, 147
Bart, Lionel, 141–2
Barth, John, 131, 135, 194
Chimera, 131
The End of the Road, 130–2
Giles Goat-Boy, 131, 190
LETTERS, 131
‘The Literature of Exhaustion’, 189, 190
Lost in the Funhouse, 131
The Sot-Weed Factor, 131, 190
Barthelme, Donald, 131
Barthes, Roland
‘The Death of the Author’, 177
Baudelaire, Charles, 67
Les fleurs du mal, 3
Baudrillard, Jean, 238
The Gulf War Did Not Take Place, 255
Beat Generation, the, 129, 192, 195, 201, 205, 207
Beatles, the, 173, 190
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 189–99

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