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The Dialect of Modernism : Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature.

Author: Michael North
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This treatise describes the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism. It describes how modernists have rebelled against the standard image, reimagining themselves as racial aliens and mimicking the strategies of dialect speakers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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North, Michael.
Dialect of Modernism : Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1994
Named Person: Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael North
ISBN: 9780195359107 0195359100
OCLC Number: 700680568
Description: 1 online resource (309 pages)
Contents: Contents; 1. Against the Standard: Linguistic Imitation, Racial Masquerade, and the Modernist Rebellion; 2. The Nigger of the "Narcissus " as a Preface to Modernism; 3. Modernism's African Mask: The Stein-Picasso Collaboration; 4. Old Possum and Brer Rabbit: Pound and Eliot's Racial Masquerade; 5. Quashie to Buccra: The Linguistic Expatriation of Claude McKay; 6. Race, the American Language, and the Americanist Avant-Garde; 7. Two Strangers in the American Language: William Carlos Williams and Jean Toomer; 8. "Characteristics of Negro Expression": Zora Neale Hurston and the Negro Anthology. NotesIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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This treatise describes the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism. It describes how modernists have rebelled against the standard image, reimagining themselves as racial aliens and mimicking the strategies of dialect speakers.

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