Gąsiorek, Andrzej, 1960-

A history of modernist literature / Andrzej Gąsiorek. - 1st ed. - West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2015. - xxi, 596 p. ; 24 cm. - Blackwell history of literature .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: Locating Modernism; Notes; Chapter 1 Early Modernism; The New Woman; Literary Impressionism; Debating Imperialism; Early Modernist Drama; Edward Gordon Craig and W.B. Yeats; The Modern Metropolis; Ford Madox Ford and The English Review; Notes; Chapter 2 'One Big Bloodless Brawl': Modernist Literature, 1910-1914; Introduction; Exploring the Machine Age; Poetry and the Renovation of Language; Imagism; Ford, Flint, and Eliot; Dubliners; Suffragettes, Feminists, and Egoists; Blast and Vorticism; Notes. Chapter 3 Modernism During WartimeIntroduction; Pacifism, Nationalism, and Community; Propaganda and Ideology; The Good Soldier; Portraits of the Male Artist; The Politics of Gender; Notes; Chapter 4 'A Haughty and Proud Generation': Modernist Literature, 1918-1930; Introduction; The Backwashes of War; Ulysses; The Waste Land; Remaking the Novel; A Future for the Avant-Garde?; Notes; Chapter 5 Modernism in the 1930s; Introduction; Modernity and Its Discontents; The Situation of Poetry; Modernism, Race, and Colonialism; The Festival Theatre and Group Theatre; Surrealism; Pound/Joyce; Notes. Chapter 6 Coda: Modernism's AfterlivesNotes; Index; EULA.


"A History of Modernist Literature offers a critical overview of modernism in England from the 1890s to the Second World War"--

9781405177160 (hardcover)

2014039727


Modernism (Literature)--England.





--Reading book

820.9112 / GAS

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