Ian McEwan (b. 1948)
A selective list of literary criticism for British novelist Ian McEwan, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars, articles published in reviewed sources, and web sites that adhere to the MLA Guidelines for Web Sites
Childs, Peter. "Ian McEwan." A substantial introduction to Ian McEwan. On The Cement Garden (1978); The Comfort of Strangers (1981); The Child in Time (1987); The Innocent (1990); Black Dogs (1992); Enduring Love (1997); Amsterdam (1998); Atonement (2001); Saturday (2005). From the Literary Encyclopedia, 08 January 2001 [subscription service].
Cowley, Jason "Terror and the UK." A profile of Ian McEwan. Writes Cowley: "He is the closest thing we have to a 'national novelist': one who can speak to and for the nation at times of crisis." New Statesman 18 July 2005.
Kermode, Frank. "Point of View" [Atonement]. London Review of Books 23, 19 (4 October 2001).
McEwan, Ian. "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero." Ian McEwan discusses Sept. 11 in an interview on Frontline (PBS).
McEwan, Ian. McEwan discusses Enduring Love in a 1998 interview.
Nesson, Nicholas. "Are the Catastrophes of Life Tragic, or Only Horrible?" [On McEwan's Enduring Love]. Reviewed in the Boston Globe 8 Feb. 1998.
A roundup article in the Guardian (UK) provides an introduction to Ian McEwan and links to additional Guardian articles and interviews.
An introduction to Ian McEwan and an interview from his publisher, Random House.
A profile of Ian McEwan from the BBC.<
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