Scholarly Criticism

about Ian McEwan's Writings

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Adam, N. (2021) ' "Your duplicitous point of view": Delayed revelations of hypothetical focalisation in Ian McEwan's Atonement and Sweet Tooth', Language and Literature, 30(2), 174-99. doi: 10.1177/09639470211009734

Tan, Ian. “Ian McEwan’s Aesthetic Stakes in Adaptation as Political Rewriting: A Study of Nutshell (2016) and The Cockroach (2019).” Anglia-Zeitschrift Für Englische Philologie, vol. 139, no. 3, Sept. 2021, pp. 564–83. https://doi.org/10.1515/ang-2021-0043.

Ramsey-Kurz, Helga. “Looking behind Grand Façades: The Ambiguous Visibility of Urban Wealth in The Unknown Terrorist, Saturday, and The White Tiger.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, vol. 52, no. 3–4, July 2021, pp. 117–39.

Percec, Dana. “Subject or Object? The Anti-Hero of the Allegory and the Hero of the Anti-Allegory.” Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies & Theory, vol. 7, no. 1, July 2021, pp. 177–89. https://doi.org/10.24193/mjcst.2021.11.11.

Bandín, Elena, and Elisa González. “Ian McEwan Celebrates Shakespeare: Hamlet in a Nutshell.” Critical Survey, vol. 33, no. 2, Summer 2021, pp. 17–30. https://doi.org/10.3167/cs.2021.330203.

Lukey, Richard. “The Rebuilding of the Liberal: Reading Rawls’s Debate in Ian McEwan’s Saturday.” English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature, vol. 102, no. 2, Apr. 2021, pp. 210–26. https://doi.org/10.1080/0013838X.2021.1886673.

Guirat, Henda Ammar. “Metafiction as a Reading Mode in Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” The Quint: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly from the North, vol. 13, no. 2, Mar. 2021, pp. 192–221.

Moussier, Marion. “A Dissonant Mind in a Dissonant Body: Allegories of Climate Change Denial in McEwanʼs Novel Solar (2010).” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 60, 2021.

Shang, Biwu. “The Mystery of M’s Disappearance: Unnatural Narrative in Ian McEwan’s ‘Solid Geometry.’” Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas, vol. 19, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 101–17.

Lothe, Jakob. “Dan Shen’s Theory of Dual Narrative Dynamics Linked to Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Style: A Quarterly Journal of Aesthetics, Poetics, Stylistics, and Literary Criticism, vol. 55, no. 1, 2021, pp. 100–05.

Tang, Yili. “A Rhetoric and Ethics of Character Narration in Ian McEwan’s Nutshell.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 22, no. 4, Dec. 2020.

Wilkinson, Kate. “Letters and the Contemporary Novel: Materiality and Metaphor in Ian McEwan’s The Children Act.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction, vol. 53, no. 3, Nov. 2020, pp. 382–98. https://doi.org/10.1215/00295132-8624570.

Dominic, Resmy, and M.Mary Jayanthi. “Post-Truth Era and the Problem of Scientific Objectivity: A Reading of Ian McEwan’s Solar.” IUP Journal of English Studies, vol. 15, no. 2, June 2020, pp. 7–13.

Kahane, Claire. “Time and Trauma in The Child in Time.” American Imago: Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences, vol. 77, no. 4, 2020, pp. 673–89.

Shang, Biwu. “From Alan Turing to Ian McEwan: Artificial Intelligence, Lies and Ethics in Machines Like Me.” Comparative Literature Studies, vol. 57, no. 3, 2020, pp. 443–53.

Marandi, Mohammad, et al. “The Neoliberal Nostrum: Spatial Fix in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Critical Literary Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, 2020, p. 37.

Meifert-Menhard, Felicitas. “A Non-Narratable Future? Narrating Climate Change in Contemporary Forms of Storytelling.” Diegesis: Interdisziplinäres E-Journal Für Erzählforschung/Interdisciplinary E-Journal for Narrative Research, vol. 9, no. 1, 2020, pp. 52–67.

Kopka, Katalina, and Norbert Schaffeld. “Turing’s Missing Algorithm: The Brave New World of Ian McEwan’s Android Novel Machines Like Me.” Journal of Literature and Science, vol. 13, no. 2, 2020, pp. 52–74.

Jaëck, Nathalie, and Arnaud Schmitt. “Layers of Deception in Ian McEwan’s Atonement: A Dialogue.” Narrative, vol. 27, no. 3, Oct. 2019, pp. 353–74. https://doi.org/10.1353/nar.2019.0020.

Puschmann-Nalenz, Barbara J. “Urban Landscape in McEwan’s Narrative Representation of Berlin.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 21, no. 4, June 2019. https://doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.3201.

Matthews, Graham John. “‘A State of Mathematical Grace’: Risk, Expertise and Ontological Insecurity in Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love.” English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature, vol. 100, no. 4, June 2019, pp. 478–94. https://doi.org/10.1080/0013838X.2018.1555981.

Lippitt, John. “Self-Forgiveness and the Moral Perspective of Humility: Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Philosophy and Literature, vol. 43, no. 1, Apr. 2019, pp. 121–38.

Pastoor, Charles Cornelius. “Authorial Atonement in Ian McEwan’s Atonement and Sweet Tooth.” Christianity & Literature, vol. 68, no. 2, Mar. 2019, pp. 297–310. https://doi.org/10.1177/0148333118794017.

Weston, Elizabeth. “Resisting Loss: Guilt and Consolation in Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 42, no. 3, Spring 2019, pp. 1–18. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.42.3.05.

Godlewska, Malgorzata. “The Performative Function of Literature: The Discursive Game with the Reader in Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Babel: Aspectos de Filoloxía Inglesa e Alemá, vol. 28, 2019, pp. 51–73.

Garić, Vanja Vukićević. “Re-Imagining Histories, Re-Inventing the Self in Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Folia Linguistica et Litteraria, vol. 26, 2019, pp. 171–83.

Maughan, Chris. “Collective Unconscious: Climate Change and Responsibility in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” GeoHumanities, vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 18–35. https://doi.org/10.1080/2373566X.2018.1548907.

Enderwitz, Anne. “Hamlet, the ‘Two Cultures’ and the Public Author: Ian McEwan’s Nutshell.” Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift, vol. 69, no. 4, 2019, pp. 441–56.

Teng, Hong-Shu. “The Strange Case of the Appendix: Ian McEwan and the Pathology of Pseudoscience.” Journal of Literature and Science, vol. 12, no. 1, 2019, pp. 38–58.

Garcia, Anca. “A Glimpse into the Symbolic Order: Trauma and Metafiction in Ian McEwan’s Novel Atonement.” Journal of the Georgia Philological Association, vol. 9, Jan. 2019, pp. 32–47.

Mullen, Antony. “Thatcher’s Legacy? Individualism and the Neurological Condition in Ian Mcewan’s Saturday.” MOSF Journal of Science Fiction, vol. 3, no. 2, 2019, pp. 64–74.

Ascari, Maurizio. “Beyond Realism: Ian McEwan’s Atonement as a Postmodernist Quest for Meaning.” Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature, vol. 71, no. 1, 2019, pp. 3–19.

Nuttall, Louise. “‘Real’ Mind Style and Authenticity Effects in Fiction: Represented Experiences of War in Atonement.” Style: A Quarterly Journal of Aesthetics, Poetics, Stylistics, and Literary Criticism, vol. 53, no. 2, 2019, pp. 215–35.

Percec, Dana. “Gothic Revisitations of Hamlet: Ian McEwan’s Nutshell.” Caietele Echinox, vol. 35, Dec. 2018, pp. 101–14. https://doi.org/10.24193/cechinox.2018.35.06.

Borbély, Carmen. “Post-Gothic Traces in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Caietele Echinox, vol. 35, Dec. 2018, pp. 223–33. https://doi.org/10.24193/cechinox.2018.35.14.

Cavalié, Elsa. “‘A Sudden Space Began to Open Out’: Beachscapes and Liminality in Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach/’A Sudden Space Began to Open out’: Plages et Liminalité Dans On Chesil Beach de Ian McEwan.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–14.

Cassigneul, Adèle, and Elsa Cavalié. “‘And Above All to Make You See’: Vision, Imagination and the Aesthetics of Montage in Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–18.

Letissier, Georges. “‘As into the Sunset We Sail. An Unhappy Inversion’ (A 370): The Sense of Destiny in Atonement/’Vers Le Soleil Nous Voguons. Une Inversion Malheureuse’: Le Sens Du Destin Dans Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–17.

Beaufils, Cécile. “‘Moving Gently through Her Thoughts, as One Might Explore a New Garden’ (McEwan 150): The Gardens of Atonement/’Moving Gently through Her Thoughts, as One Might Explore a New Garden’ (McEwan 150): Les Jardins d’ Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–13.

Tollance, Pascale. “‘To Everyone,’ ‘To Whom It May Concern’: The Letter for Which No One Can Answer in Atonement (Ian McEwan et [and] Joe Wright)/’To Everyone’/’To Whom It May Concern’: La Lettre Dont on Ne Peut Répondre Dans Atonement (Ian McEwan et Joe Wright).” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–11.

Gutleben, Christian. “A Cracked Construction: Postmodernist Fragmentation and Fusion in McEwan’s Atonement/Fragmentation et Fusion Postmodernistes Dans Atonement d’Ian McEwan.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–12. https://doi.org/10.4000/ebc.5273.

Guignery, Vanessa. “An Interview with Ian McEwan/Un Entretien Avec Ian McEwan.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–15.

Mellet, Laurent. “From The Go-Between (L. P. Hartley, Joseph Losey) to Atonement (Ian McEwan, Joe Wright): Intertextual and Interfilmic Aesthetics/De The Go-Between (L. P. Hartley, Joseph Losey) à Atonement (Ian McEwan, Joe Wright): Esthétiques Intertextuelles et Interfilmiques.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–14.

Sardin, Pascale. “Heterolingualism and Interpretation in Atonement: Traduttore, Traditore?/Hétérolinguisme et Interprétation Dans Atonement: Traduttore, Traditore?” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–13.

Fortin-Tournès, Anne-Laure. “Ian McEwan’s Re-Turn to Ethics in Atonement/Le Re-Tour Éthique d’Ian McEwan Dans Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–16.

Gelly, Christophe. “Intertextuality and Reflexivity in Joe Wright’s Atonement (2007)/Intertextualité et Réflexivité Dans Atonement de Joe Wright (2007).” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–11.

Thornton, Sara. “Remembering Atonement in Atonement/Se Rappeler l’expiation Dans Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018, pp. 1–15.

Reynier, Christine, and Catherine Bernard. “Cahier Spécial: Atonement.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 55, Dec. 2018.

Marsh, Huw. “Narrative Unreliability and Metarepresentation in Ian McEwan’s Atonement; or, Why Robbie Might Be Guilty and Why Nobody Seems to Notice.” Textual Practice, vol. 32, no. 8, Oct. 2018, pp. 1325–43. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236X.2016.1276955.

Hajdu, Péter. “McEwan Paraphrases McEwan: The Paraphrase of a McEwan Short Story in a McEwan Novel.” Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature, vol. 2, no. 3, Sept. 2018, pp. 355–69.

Houser, Tammy Amiel. “Tragedy in Ian McEwan’s The Children Act.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, vol. 51, no. 1, Apr. 2018, pp. 53–79.

Shang, Biwu. “Ethical Literary Criticism and Ian McEwan’s Nutshell.” Critique, vol. 59, no. 2, Mar. 2018, pp. 142–53. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2017.1378612.

Polgar, Adriana Diana. “Possible World Semantics and Fictional Discourse. Highlights For Ian Mcewan’s Atonement.” Studii de Ştiintă Şi Cultură, vol. 14, no. 1, Mar. 2018, pp. 77–86.

Gray, Suzanne. “Locating the ‘Usefully Problematic’ in a Novel and a Memoir by Ian McEwan.” British Journal of Psychotherapy, vol. 34, no. 1, Feb. 2018, pp. 147–58. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjp.12338.

Özmen, Cansu Özge. “Global Disasters and Personal Responses in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Humanitas: Uluslararası Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi/International Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 6, no. 12, 2018, pp. 1–9.

Clarke, Chris. “‘Unconsciously Influenced’: Alan Burns, Ian McEwan, and the Lasting Legacies of Postwar British Experimental Fiction.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 64, no. 1, 2018, pp. 104–28. https://doi.org/10.1353/mfs.2018.0004.

Abdel-Moety, Doha Mahmoud. “The Ideologies of War and Social Class in Atonement: A Critical Stylistic Analysis.” Prague Journal of English Studies, vol. 7, 2018, pp. 161–84.

Ahn, Sunyoung. “‘Science as a Vocation’ in the Anthropocene: Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Studies in Modern Fiction, vol. 25, no. 2, 2018, pp. 289–312.

Sánchez-Arce, Ana María. “Performing Innocence: Violence and the Nation in Ian McEwan’s Saturday and Sunjeev Sahota’s Ours Are the Streets.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 53, no. 2, 2018, pp. 194–210. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021989416686648.

Mathews, Peter David. “‘What Are Novelists For?’ Atonement and the British Novel.” Atlantis (0210-6124), vol. 39, no. 2, Dec. 2017, pp. 11–28. https://doi.org/10.28914/ ATLANTIS-2017-39.2.01.

Vitanova-Strezova, Sonia, and Hou Lizhi. “ Atonement: A Story yet to Be Told.” Horizons Series A, vol. 21, Dec. 2017, pp. 213–22. https://doi.org/10.20544/HORIZONS.A.21.2.17.P18.

Berndt, Katrin. “Science as Comedy and the Myth of Progress in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal, vol. 50, no. 4, Dec. 2017, pp. 85–101.

Holland, Rachel. “Reality Check: Ian McEwan’s Rational Fictions.” Critique, vol. 58, no. 4, Aug. 2017, pp. 387–400. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2017.1313720.

Frangipane, Nicholas. “Two Sides to the Story: Multiple Versions and Post-Postmodernist Epistemology.” Poetics Today, vol. 38, no. 3, Sept. 2017, pp. 569–87. https://doi.org/10.1215/03335372-4166710.

Cojocaru, Monica. “‘Brevity Is the Soul of Wit’: Ian McEwan’s Short Prose.” East-West Cultural Passage, vol. 17, no. 1, July 2017, pp. 100–11.

Colombino, Laura. “The Body, the City, the Global: Spaces of Catastrophe in Ian McEwan’s Saturday.” Textual Practice, vol. 31, no. 4, July 2017, pp. 783–803. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236X.2015.1126629.

Gagneret, Diane. “‘The Tangled Confluence’: Hybrid Accounts of Madness in Will Self’s The Quantity Theory of Insanity and Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love/’The Tangled Confluence’: Folie et Hybridité Du Récit Dans The Quantity Theory of Insanity de Will Self et Enduring Love de Ian McEwan.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 52, June 2017. https://doi.org/10.4000/ebc.3579.

Thornton, Margaret, and Heather Roberts. “Women Judges, Private Lives: (In)Visibilities in Fact and Fiction.” University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 40, no. 2, Apr. 2017, pp. 761–77. https://doi.org/10.53637/hqho5336.

Ionescu, Andrei. “A Manifesto Against Failures of Understanding: Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 58, no. 5, 2017, pp. 600–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2017.1347555.

尚必武 Shang, Biwu. “《果壳》:伦理困境的囚徒/Prisoners of Ethical Predicament: The Ethical Metaphors of Ian McEwan’s Nutshell.” Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature, vol. 1, no. 1, 2017, pp. 27–44.

Dean, Dominic. “Spirits of Enterprise: The Disappearing Child in Thatcherism and Theory.” Literature and History, vol. 26, no. 2, 2017, pp. 231–50. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306197317724668.

Henderson, Katherine C. “New Britain, Old England: Heritage Renewed in Atonement.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 63, no. 4, 2017, pp. 714–36. https://doi.org/10.1353/mfs.2017.0054.

Duffus, Matthew. “In Search of the ‘Telling Detail’: Ian McEwan, Briony Tallis, and the Demands of Authorship.” Pivot: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 166–81.

Starck, Lindsay. “The Matter of Literary Memory: Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and Ian McEwan’s Saturday.” Adaptation: The Journal of Literature on Screen Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, Dec. 2016, pp. 328–44. https://doi.org/10.1093/adaptation/apw028.

Anghel, Florentina. “Human (In)Consistencies in Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam.” Romanian Journal of English Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, Dec. 2016, pp. 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1515/rjes-2016-0001.

Holman, Emily. “Ian McEwan and the Empathic Imagination: Atonement Fifteen Years On.” Literary Imagination, vol. 18, no. 3, Nov. 2016, pp. 315–24. https://doi.org/10.1093/litimag/imw032.

Hsu, Shou-Nan. “Truth, Care, and Action: An Ethics of Peaceful Coexistence in Ian McEwan’s Solar.” Papers on Language & Literature, vol. 52, no. 4, Fall 2016, pp. 326–49.

Cavalié, Elsa. “ ‘Who Says That Poetry Makes Nothing Happen?’ Paradoxes de l’engagement Chez Ian McEwan.” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines: Revue de La Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines, vol. 50, June 2016.

Childs, Peter. “Sunlight and Dark: Humorous Shades in Ian McEwan’s Later Novels.” Anglistik, vol. 27, no. 1, Mar. 2016, pp. 73–83.

O’Dwyer, Erin. “Of Letters, Love, and Lack: A Lacanian Analysis of Ian McEwan’s Epistolary Novel Atonement.” Critique, vol. 57, no. 2, Mar. 2016, pp. 178–90. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019408.

Fertel, Randy. “Saturn vs. Hermes: The Battle of the Hemispheres in Ian McEwan’s Saturday.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 39, no. 2, Winter 2016, pp. 53–71. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.39.2.04.

Utell, Janine. “On Chesil Beachand Fordian Technique: Intertextuality, Intimacy, Ethical Reading.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 39, no. 2, Winter 2016, pp. 89–104. https://doi.org/10.2979/jmodelite.39.2.06.

Houser, Tammy Amiel. “Confronting the Dogs of War: Violence and Caregiving in Ian McEwan’s Black Dogs and David Grossman’s To The End of the Land.” Journal of Narrative Theory, vol. 46, no. 3, 2016, pp. 366–94. https://doi.org/10.1353/jnt.2016.0020.

Cojocaru, Monica. “Contending Narratives in Ian McEwan’s Fiction.” Revista Transilvania, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 59–65.

Shang, Biwu. “Ethical Dilemma and Ethical Epiphany in McEwan’s The Children Act.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 17, no. 5, Dec. 2015. https://doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2742.

Savu Walker, Laura. “‘A Balance of Power’: The Covert Authorship of Ian Mcewan’s Double Agents in Sweet Tooth.” Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 61, no. 3, Fall 2015, pp. 493–514. https://doi.org/10.1353/mfs.2015.0029.

Booth, Naomi. “Restricted View: The Problem of Perspective in the Novels of Ian McEwan.” Textual Practice, vol. 29, no. 5, Aug. 2015, pp. 845–68. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236X.2014.987687.

Ksiezopolska, Irena. “Turning Tables: Enchantment, Entrapment, and Empowerment in McEwan’s Sweet Tooth.” Critique, vol. 56, no. 4, July 2015, pp. 415–34. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2014.959643.

Cojocaru, Monica. “Metafictional Twist Endings in Ian McEwan’s Atonement and Sweet Tooth.” East-West Cultural Passage, vol. 15, no. 1, July 2015, pp. 7–19.

Biwu, Shang. “The Unbearable Lightness of Growth: Ethical Consciousness and Ethical Selection in Ian McEwan’s The Cement Garden.” Arcadia -- International Journal for Literary Studies, vol. 50, no. 1, June 2015, pp. 102–17. https://doi.org/10.1515/arcadia-2015-0007.

Alsop, DEREK. “Mcewan. The Strange Case of the Resurrected Penis in ‘Solid Geometry.’” Notes & Queries, vol. 62, no. 2, June 2015, p. 317. https://doi.org/10.1093/notesj/gjv018.

Stevenson, Leslie. “ Atonement in Theology and Literature.” Philosophy and Literature, vol. 39, no. 1, Apr. 2015, pp. 47–63.

Shang, Biwu. “The Unbearable Lightness of Growth: Ethical Consciousness and Ethical Selection in Ian McEwan’s The Cement Garden.” Arcadia: Internationale Zeitschrift Für Literaturwissenschaft, vol. 50, no. 1, 2015, pp. 102–17. https://doi.org/10.1515/arcadia-2015-0007.

Kim, Il-Yeong. “[Traumatic Mis(Sed-)Reading and Writing as (Unfinished) Testimony to Trauma in Atonement].” British and American Fiction, vol. 22, no. 3, 2015, pp. 5–29.

Agache, Alexandru. “Ian McEwan’s Literary Approach to Feminism: An Applied Analysis.” Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series IV: Philology & Cultural Studies , vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 43–52.

Walker, Laura Savu. “‘A Balance of Power’: The Covert Authorship of Ian McEwan’s Double Agents in Sweet Tooth.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 61, no. 3, 2015, pp. 493–514.

Quarrie, Cynthia. “‘Before the Destruction Began’: Interrupting Post-Imperial Melancholia in Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Studies in the Novel , vol. 47, no. 2, 2015, pp. 193–209.

Seaboyer, Judith. “Pastoral and Plague: Bearing Witness to ‘The Fundamental Problem of Evil’ in Ian McEwan’s Black Dogs.” Critique, vol. 55, no. 5, Oct. 2014, pp. 494–507. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2013.833495.

Mitrić, Ana. “Turning Points: Atonement, Horizon, and Late Modernism.” Modernism/Modernity , vol. 21, no. 3, Sept. 2014, pp. 715–40. https://doi.org/10.1353/mod.2014.0062.

Hsu, Shou-Nan. “Love and Care for Strangers in Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach.” Journal of Language, Literature & Culture , vol. 61, no. 2, Aug. 2014, pp. 101–16. https://doi.org/10.1179/2051285614Z.00000000033.

Sedaghat, Maryam. “The Relationship between History and Ethics in Ian McEwan’s Black Dogs.” Advances in Language and Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, June 2014, pp. 42–47. https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.5n.3p.42.

Bouchard, Larry D. “Belief, Revelation, and Trust: Faith and the Mind’s Margins in Ian McEwan’s Saturday and Paul Harding’s Tinkers.” Christianity & Literature, vol. 63, no. 4, Summer 2014, pp. 449–65. https://doi.org/10.1177/014833311406300406.

Pastoor, Charles. “The Absence of Atonement in Atonement.” Renascence, vol. 66, no. 3, Summer 2014, pp. 203–15.

Reid, Susan. “Experiments in Entropy: Sun, Sea, Sex and Science in Novels by Huxley, Lawrence and McEwan.” Aldous Huxley Annual: A Journal of Twentieth-Century Thought and Beyond, vol. 14, 2014, pp. 241–54.

Sibişan, Aura. “Aspects of Representation with Illustration from Ian McEwan’s Atonement.” Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series IV: Philology & Cultural Studies, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 2014, pp. 109–16.

Nayebpour, Karam. 'Intramental Fictional Minds in Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam and On Chesil Beach.' Forum for World Literature Studies (FWLS), 6:4, December 2014: 618-635.

Garrard, Greg. 'Solar: Apocalypse Not', in Ian McEwan: Contemporary Critical Perspectives (2nd ed), ed. S. Groes, Continuum, 2013.

Garrard, Greg. 'The Unbearable Lightness of Green: Air Travel, Climate Change and Literature', Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism 2013 (Vol.17, no.2): 175-188 [includes section on Solar alongside Michael Crichton and Helen Simpson].

Takako Takamoto. 'Does the Medical Report Have the Final Say?: Ian McEwan's Enduring Love.' Studies in English Literature--Regional Branches Combined Issue, 5, 2013: 315-324. (English).

Kosmalska, Joanna. ‘Dichotomous Images in McEwan’s Saturday: in Pursuit of Objective Balance.' Text Matters 1 (2011): 270-277.

Sumera, Adam. ‘Woman and Authority in Ian McEwan’s “Conversation with a Cupboard Man” and Its Film Adaptation.’ Text Matters 1 (2011): 123-134.

Shapiro, Alexander H. 'McEwan and Forster, the Perfect Wagnerites.' The Wagner Journal 5.2 (July 2011): 20-45.

Garrard, Greg.'Reading as an Animal: Ecocriticism and Darwinism in Margaret Atwood and Ian McEwan', in Local Natures, Global Responsibilities, ed. L. Volkmann, I. Detmers, N. Grimm and K. Thomson, Rodopi Press 2010: 223-242 [includes discussions of The Child in Time, Enduring Love, Saturday].

Anthony, Andrew. 'Ian McEwan: The literary novelist with a popular appeal.' Observer, 28 February 2010.

Garrard, Greg. 'Ian McEwan's Next Novel and the Future of Ecocriticism', Contemporary Literature 50.4 (Winter 2009): 695-720

Schoene, Berthold. 'Families against the World: Ian McEwan.' The Cosmopolitan Novel. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009. 37-65.

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Walkowitz, Rebecca L. 'Ian McEwan.' A Companion to the British and Irish Novel, 1945-2000. Ed. Brian W. Shaffer. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005. 504-14.

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Hidalgo, Pilar. 'Memory and Storytelling in Ian McEwan's Atonement.'Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 46:2, Winter 2005: 82-91.

Jensen, Morten Høi. 'The Effects of Conflict in the Novels of Ian McEwan.' Copenhagen International School, 2005 [Full-text is available in .pdf format].

Palacios-González, Manuela. 'Ian McEwan y la lectura zozobrante.' Creadores de evocación. Nuevos artículos sobre relatos cortos de autores británicos contemporáneos. Ed. José Francisco Fernández-Sánchez, Almería: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Almería, 2005: 121-131 [Full-text is available in .pdf format].

Payandeh, Hossein. 'The Universal Pandemic of Violence: A Narratological Reading of Ian McEwan's Black Dogs', The Journal of Humanities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2:1, Winter 2004.

Payandeh, Hossein. 'Life in the Metropolis: A Critical Reading of Ian McEwan's The Child in Time', Tehran University Journal of Social Science, 11:2, February 2004.

Vermeule, Blakey. 'God Novels.' The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity. Eds. Alan Richardson and Ellen Spolsky. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2004. 147-65.

James, David. '"A Boy Stepped Out": Migrancy, Visuality, and the Mapping of Masculinities in Later Fiction of Ian McEwan.' Textual Practice, 17:1, Spring 2003: 81-100.

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Zerweck, Bruno. 'Historicizing Unreliable Narration: Unreliability and Cultural Discourse in Narrative Fiction', Style (Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb), 35:1, Spring 2001: 151-178.

Brown, Richard. 'Ian McEwan's Ulysses', James Joyce Broadsheet, 57, October 2000: 3.

Profile -- 'The Saturday Profile - Ian Mcewan', The Scotsman, 11 September 1999: 16.

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Delogu, C. Jon. '"Shit Happens": Grotesque-Reality in the Narrative Fictions of Ian McEwan', GRAAT: Publication des Groupes de Recherches Anglo-Americaines de l'Universite Francois Rabelais de Tours, 20, 1999: 61-71.

Nesson, Nicholas. 'Are the Catastrophes of Life Tragic, or Only Horrible?', Boston Globe, 8 February 1998: G2.

Patton, Lucy. 'Ian McEwan Makes It on to Whitbread Shortlist', The Guardian (London), 11 November 1997: 1.

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Roger, Angela. 'Ian McEwan's Portrayal of Women', Forum for Modern Language Studies, 32:1, January 1996: 11-26.

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Byrnes, Christina. 'Ian McEwan--Pornographer or Prophet?', Contemporary Review, 266:1553, June 1995: 320-323.

Slay Jr., Jack. 'The Absurdity of Love: Parodic Relationships in Ian McEwan's "Reflections of a Kept Ape" and "Dead As They Come"', Notes on Contemporary Literature, 25:3, 1995: 4-6.

Delrez, Marc. 'Escape into Innocence: Ian McEwan and the Nightmare of History', Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 26:2, 1995: 7-23.

Reynier, Christine. 'Psychic Journey into Artistic Creation: a Reading of Ian McEwan's Reflections of a Kept Ape', Journal of the Short Story in English, 22, 1994: 115-125.

Brown, Richard, 'Postmodern Americas in the Fiction of Angela Carter, Martin Amis and Ian McEwan', Forked Tongues? Comparing Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, edited by Ann Massa and Alistair Stead (Longman, London, 1994): 92-110.

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Stephen, Kathy. 'The Bright Young Man Grows Up', Sunday Times Magazine (London), 16 August 1987: 36-38.

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