Jensen's work approaches contemporary social issues such as religious fundamentalism, ecological disaster, and assisted procreation. Simultaneously, it displays a number of characteristics of erudite fiction, including self-reflexivity, inter- and intratextual reference, parody, pastiche, and burlesque. Notwithstanding the "popular" elements of Jensen's work, Helen E. Mundler's study adopts a rigorously academic approach to it, referencing canonical works but also more innovative texts, particularly by contemporary women writers, as points of comparison.
Helen E. Mundler is Senior Lecturer in English Studies at UPEC (Université Paris-Est Créteil) with a research affiliation at the Université Paris-X Nanterre-La Défense.
Studies in English and American Literature and Culture
BIC DSK, 1DBKE, 2AB, 3JJPR
BISAC LIT004120, LIT004290
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Table of Contents
Egg Dancing: Paving the Way for Otherworlds in Time and Space
Ark Baby and the Return to the Nineteenth Century
Island Life: The Pure "Ustopia" of The Paper Eater/
Liz Jensen's Murder Mysteries
From Family Romance to the Detective Novel
New Rules, New Otherworlds: Jensen's "Third Wave"
Ecofiction, Rapture Fiction
The Uninvited: The Most Radically "Other" World to Date