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Just for the Record

by Stanley Price

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Stanley Price's protagonist explains the increasing popularity of fiction which concentrated on the grittier aspects of working class and provincial lives during the late 1950s via its obverse - that readers not so much embraced the new literature as suddenly ceased to be interested in the alternative of correctly-punctuated classic tales. Just for the Record is a satire on this emerging interest in stories which featured protagonists who were often aggressive, rebellious and self-obsessed working class men aiming for something more. The trend is referred to as the British New Wave, and by taking advantage of the possibilities for exposure offered by the new mediums of television and popular journalism, the novelists involved could become celebrities. Continued
 
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