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Modernist Literature

Challenging Fictions

by Vicki Mahaffey

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages242
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Open LibraryOL7609895M
ISBN 100631213074
ISBN 109780631213079

“Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity is an important book, in which Jonathan Goldman makes a strong case for the position taken in the book’s title, supporting it with elegant readings of texts by an interesting range of modernists. It is well informed, clearly written, and very persuasive—a real contribution to modernist studies.”. 26 Jan - Explore lizziehammond's board "Modernist literature" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Modernist literature, Literature and Writers and poets pins.

  A History of Modernist Literature offers a critical overview of modernism in England between the late s and the late s, focusing on the writers, texts, and movements that were especially significant in the development of modernism during these years.. A stimulating and coherent account of literary modernism in England which emphasizes the artistic Brand: Wiley. Modernist literature is the literary form of modernism. It does not mean "modern" in the sense of recent in time. Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Modernism is characterized by a break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with.

  David Bradshaw is Reader in English Literature at Oxford University and Hawthornden Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Worcester College, Oxford. He has edited many works of modernist literature, including the Oxford World’s Classics editions of Lawrence’s Women in Love (), Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway () and To The Lighthouse (), and the .   "Ambitiously diverse and unsettling, a book that responds provocatively to the challenges it poses."--David Bradshaw, University of Oxford"In this sharp, thoughtful and clearly-written book, modernism is not simply a descriptive category pigeon-holing a literary period; it is made both more problematic (as when its ending is linked with the holocaust) and empowering.


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Literature scholars differ over the years that encompass the Modernist period, however most generally agree that modernist authors published as early as the s and into the mids.

During this period, society at every level underwent profound changes. War and industrialization seemed to devalue the individual. Modernist literature was a predominantly English genre of fiction writing, popular from roughly the s into the s.

Modernist literature came into. The Main Characteristics of Modernist LiteratureIndividualism. In Modernist literature, the individual is more interesting than mentation. Modernist writers broke free of old forms and ity. The carnage of two World Wars profoundly affected writers of the ism.

The Modernist writers infused objects, people. Rachel Potter is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of East Anglia with research interests in the Modernist Literature book of modernist literature.

Her first book Modernism and Democracy: Literary Culture (Oxford, ) considered the relationship between modernism, gender and politics. Book Description: Introduces students to a wide range of modernist writers and Modernist Literature book debates in modernism studies.

Discussing canonical modernist writers such as James Joyce and T. Eliot alongside less familiar writers such as Mina Loy and Djuna Barnes, the guide takes students through a wide-ranging modernist literary landscape. Modernism, in the fine arts, late 19th to midth century, a break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression.

It fostered a period of experimentation in literature, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Learn more about the history of. This inclusive guide to Modernist literature considers the ‘high’ Modernist writers such as Eliot, Joyce, Pound and Yeats alongside women writers and writers of the Harlem Renaissance.

Challenges the idea that Modernism was conservative and reactionary. Relates the modernist impulse to broader cultural and historical crises and by: English and American Modernism can be seen as a reaction to the Realist movements of the late nineteenth century.

'Modernism' is a blanket term which encompasses the. A History of Modernist Literature offers a critical overview of modernism in England from the s to the Second World War.

From the New Woman writers and Ford Madox Ford’s The English Review to seminal works such as BLAST, Ulysses and The Waste Land, it focuses on the writers, texts, and movements that were especially significant in the development of this Manufacturer: Wiley-Blackwell.

The best modernist novels, poems, and short stories by English-language authors ‘A literary movement’, the Irish novelist George Moore once observed, ‘consists of five or six people who live in the same town and hate each other cordially.’ Few literary movements better exemplify Moore’s point than modernism.

Modernism was a [ ]. Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March to December and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach on 2 FebruaryJoyce's 40th birthday.

It is considered one of the most important works of modernist literature and has been called "a demonstration and Author: James Joyce. Book Description: This engaging textbook provides a critical assessment of British modernist literature produced between and Each chapter focuses on a single decade, a distinct genre and a specific theme: the s - the short story - gender and sexuality; the s - poetry - war, technology and propaganda; the s - the novel - new modes of literary expression.

Introduces students to a wide range of modernist writers and critical debates in modernism studies. Discussing canonical modernist writers such as James Joyce and T. Eliot alongside less familiar writers such as Mina Loy and Djuna Barnes, the guide takes students through a wide-ranging modernist literary landscape.

It considers how the publishing networks and. Modernism. The Modernist Period in English Literature occupied the years from shortly after the beginning of the twentieth century through roughly In broad terms, the period was marked by sudden and unexpected breaks with traditional ways of viewing and interacting with the world.

Modernist Literature and Culture publishes the best new work in the rejuvenated field of modernist studies, interdisciplinary books that explore the cultural bearings of literary modernism across multiple fields, geographies, symbolic forms, and media. The main difference between Victorian and Modernist literature is the shift towards questioning the omniscient narrator.

There was a shift from an objective (all knowing) to a subjective. Book Description. Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature argues for the centrality of Carl Jung’s theory of individuation and alchemy in modernist poetics.

Through analysis of the uses of a mythic method in modernist literary works, the book develops a related alchemical model which serves to expand understanding of modernist uses of language. A former Project Manager of the MJP at Brown, Sean is Editor of the James Joyce Quarterly at Tulsa, a Professor of English there, and the author of books and articles on modernist literature and humanities computing.

He hosted the meeting of the Modernist Studies Association (MSA) at Tulsa in October and was President of the MSA in Literary Modernism. His book, Ulysses, is really modern English, but it doesn't make any sense, chances are that you might be looking at a work of.

Viral Modernism is an elegantly written, penetrating study of how the influenza pandemic of – shaped modernist literature and society, most notably in Clarissa’s illnesses in Mrs. Dalloway; the burning thirst and drowning in The Waste Land; and the influence of Yeats’s stricken, pregnant wife as he wrote “The Second Coming.”.

This book interprets modernity as an asymmetrically global phenomenon complexly connected to the course of Western imperialism, and demonstrates how the impact of Western modernism produced new developments in writing from all the former colonies of Europe and the US. Modernist literature and the Left Modernist literature and the.Get this from a library!

Modernist literature. [Rachel Potter] -- This title introduces students to a wide range of modernist writers and critical debates in modernism studies.World history in the twentieth century is especially noted for the various wars, bloodsheds, violence etc and the modernist literature, including fictions and poems, has attempted to represent this human situation.

Significantly, there is obvious relationship between history and violence in twentieth century and modernist literature which is.