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A companion to modernist literature and culture

Author: David Bradshaw; Kevin J H Dettmar
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 39.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Companion combines a broad grounding in the essential texts and contexts of the modernist movement with the unique insights of scholars whose careers have been devoted to the study of modernism. An essential resource for students and teachers of modernist literature and culture Broad in scope and comprehensive in coverage Includes more than 60 contributions from some of the most distinguished
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bradshaw; Kevin J H Dettmar
ISBN: 9780631204350 0631204350
OCLC Number: 60931400
Description: xxi, 593 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Kevin J.H. Dettmar. --
pt. I. Origins, beginnings, and the new. Philosophy / Jean-Michel Rabaté ; Religion / Pericles Lewis ; Politics / Tyrus Miller ; The physical sciences / Michael H. Whitsworth ; The biological sciences / Angelique Richardson ; Technology / Sara Danius ; Psychology / Perry Meisel ; Anthropology / Patricia Rae ; Obscenity and censorship / David Bradshaw ; Language / R.M. Berry ; Geography / Nico Israel ; Publishing / Mark S. Morrisson ; Sex and sexuality / Liesel Olson. --
pt. II. Movements. Literary symbolism / Marshall C. Olds ; Dada / Robert Short ; Futurism / Tyrus Miller ; Vorticism / Alan Munton ; Imagism / Patrick McGuinness ; Surrealism / Mary Ann Caws ; Expressionism / Richard Murphy ; Literary impressionism / Max Saunders.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 39.
Responsibility: edited by David Bradshaw and Kevin J.H. Dettmar.
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"The Companion combines a broad grounding in the essential texts and contexts of the modernist movement with the unique insights of scholars whose careers have been devoted to the study of modernism. An essential resource for students and teachers of modernist literature and culture Broad in scope and comprehensive in coverage Includes more than 60 contributions from some of the most distinguished modernist scholars on both sides of the Atlantic Brings together entries on elements of modernist culture, contemporary intellectual and aesthetic movements, and all the genres of modernist writing and art Features 25 essays on the signal texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce's Ulysses to Zora Neal Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God Pays close attention to both British and American modernism."--Publisher's website.

This guide brings together entries on elements of modernist culture, contemporary intellectual and aesthetic movements and the genres of modernist writing and art. With many contributions from expert scholars, the companion features essays on some of theseminal texts of modernist literature.

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