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Secondly, the last decades of the twentieth century and the first two of the third millennium have witnessed an ever-growing tendency among British women writers to engage in writing alternate histories, to experiment with literary historiography; Angela Carter, Penelope Fitzgerald, Jeanette Winterson, Zadie Smith, Sarah Waters, A. S. Byatt, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and many other female writers of fiction have chosen "history" as their subject only to reclaim the "ex-centric" voice of women.
A. S. Byatt's appreciation for Tennyson--she refers to In
Lawrence, Language and Ethics in A. S. Byatt's Fiction," by the late and much-missed Peter Preston.
In her illuminating and insightful article, "People in Paper Houses," A. S. Byatt identifies the difficulty of "reporting speech in a land where understatement is the normal style of all classes, and how facts have an unreal, almost satirical ring when committed to paper" (Byatt: 1979, 41).
Kelly, Kathleen Coyne 1996: A. S. Byatt. New York: Twaine Publishers.
Jane Campbell, one of the first academic critics of A. S. Byatt's fiction, has written a comprehensive, invaluable study of all Byatt's novels and short fiction published until 2002.
A. S. Byatt scatters narrative episodes and meta-artistic themes across a wide canvas in Babel Tower (1996), inventing and framing texts while juxtaposing literary and pictorial language.
The paper explores the theme of spiritualism in two neo-Victorian texts: In the red kitchen by Michele Roberts and "The conjugial angel" by A. S. Byatt. In recreating the Victorian setting, both writers self-consciously draw on the late nineteenth-century belief in the possibility of establishing communication between the living and the dead by means of spiritualist practice.
A notorious sibling rivalry exists between A. S. Byatt and her
Critics have positioned A. S. Byatt's Booker-winning Possession as a postmodern classic that plays with genres, combining elements of the detective novel, Victorian poetry, the epistolary novel, fairytales, and metafiction, as well as a post-postmodern text that returns us to "traditional" storytelling.
Little Black Book of Stories by A. S. Byatt. New York: Alfred A.
(12.) Lynn Wells, "Corso, Ricorso: Historical Repetition and Cultural Reflection in A. S. Byatt's Possession: A Romance," Modern Fiction Studies 48.3 (2002): 669.