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Freewomen and supermen : Edwardian radicals and literary modernism

Author: Anne Fernihough
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'Freewomen and Supermen' examines the progressive, innovative, and sometimes wildly eccentric nature of radical thought in the Edwardian period and shows how Edwardian radical thought was to play a crucial role in the development of literary modernism.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Dora Marsden; A R Orage; Dora Marsden; Alfred Richard Orage; Dora Marsden; A R Orage; Alfred R Orage; Dora Marsden
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Fernihough
ISBN: 9780199668625 0199668620
OCLC Number: 865165735
Description: viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Superbeings in suburbia : anarchism and the rejection of literary realism --
Mind over the masses : the emergence of stream-of-consciousness writing --
'Flying by those nets' : aspirations and limits in post-Edwardian fiction --
Eugene and hygiene : early modernist poetics --
Sex in superworld --
Transcending the flesh : vegetarianism, diet-reform, and pure living.
Other Titles: Freewomen & supermen
Responsibility: Anne Fernihough.
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