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The Cambridge history of twentieth-century English literature

Author: Laura Marcus; Peter Nicholls
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: New Cambridge history of English literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Cambridge History is the first major history of twentieth-century English literature to cover the full range of writing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland across the century. This new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Marcus; Peter Nicholls
ISBN: 0521820774 9780521820776
OCLC Number: 186361607
Description: xiv, 886 s.
Contents: Introduction Laura Marcus and Peter Nicholls; Part I. Before Modernism: 1. Science and knowledge at the beginning of the twentieth century Patrick Parrinder; 2. The Victorian Fin de Siecle and the decadence century: versions of the modern Enlightenment Regenia Gagnier; 3. Empire and modern writing Elleke Boehmer; 4. The gender of modernity Ann Ardis; Part II. The Emerging Avant-Garde: 5. Edwardians to Georgians Robert Caserio; 6. The avant-garde, Bohemia, and mainstream culture Tyrus Miller; 7. 'Our London, my London, your London': the modernist moment in the metropolis Peter Brooker; 8. Futurism, literature and the market Paul Edwards; 9. Literature and the First World War Vincent Sherry; Part III. Modernism and its Aftermath, 1918-1945: 10. Trauma and war memory Deborah Parsons; 11. The time-mind of the nineteen-twenties Michael Levenson; 12. Modern life: fiction and satire David Bradshaw; 13. Modernist poetry and poetics Ronald Bush; 14. Modernity and myth Steven Connor; 15. Psychoanalysis and literature Lyndsey Stonebridge; 16. Biography and autobiography: 1918-45 Max Saunders; 17. 'Speed, violence, women, America': popular fictions, 1918-1945 David Glover; 18. Theatre and drama between the wars 1918-1939 Maggie Gale; 19. Literature and cinema Laura Marcus; 20. The 1930s Rod Mengham; 21. Literary criticism and cultural politics David Ayers; 22. Surrealism in England Peter Nicholls; 23. World War Two: Contested Europe Adam Piette; 24. World War Two: the city in ruins Michael North; Part IV. 1945-1970: Postwar Cultures: 25. Culture, class and education, 1945-70 Ken Hirschkop; 26. Post-War broadcast drama Keith Williams; 27. Drama and the new theatre companies Trevor Griffiths; 28. British poetry 1945-1970: Modernism and anti-modernism Keith Tuma and Nate Dorward; 29. Nation, region, place: devolving cultures Morag Shiach; 30. The nineteen-sixties: Realism and experiment John Lucas; 31.'Voyaging in': colonialism and migration 1945-70 Susheila Nasta; Part V. 1970-2000: 32. The seventies and the cult of culture Tim Armstrong; 33. Feminism and writing: the politics of culture Patricia Waugh; 34. The half-lives of literary fictions: genre fictions in the twentieth century Scott McCracken; 35. Theatre and politics 1970-2002 Simon Shepherd; 36. Tradition and modernity: Irish literature since 1970 Ronan McDonald; 37. Second Renaissance: Scottish literature since 1968 Gerry Carruthers; 38. Towards devolution: Welsh writing since 1970 Jane Aaron; 39. British-Jewish writing and the turn towards diaspora Bryan Cheyette; 40. Fiction and postmodernity Julian Murphet; 41. Postcolonial fictions Tim Woods; 42. Writing lives: biography and autobiography 1970-2000 Alison Light; 43. Poetry since 1970 Peter Middleton; 44. Ending the century: literature and digital technology Roger Luckhurst.
Series Title: New Cambridge history of English literature.
Other Titles: Twentieth-century English literature.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Marcus and Peter Nicholls.

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