Readership: In paperback this Companion will appeal mainly to students of English literature at undergraduate level or above. Other categories will include teachers, scholars, and lecturers. There may also be some interest coming from general readers of the fiction of this era.
Sandra Kemp, Director of Research, Royal College of Art, Charlotte Mitchell, Lecturer in English, University College London, and David Trotter, Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London
"Review from previous edition
the Companion covers an enormous field...a tremendous achievement...it resuscitates hundreds of authors and drives fresh pathways through the field" - Times Literary Supplement
"a luxuriant and often exotic flowering of fiction both literary and popular...this is a lost generation: it's time they were recovered...this clear, readable companion will be a handy guide for those who feel tempted to try" - Michael Kerrigan, The Scotsman
Books Frequently Consulted
Note to the Reader
Index to Pseudonyms and Changes of Name