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Modernity and progress : Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Orwell

Author: Ronald Berman
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the 1920s and '30s, understandings of time, place, and civilization were subjected to a barrage of new conceptions. Ronald Berman probes the work of three American writers who wrestled with one or more of these issues in ways of lasting significance." "Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Orwell all grapple with fluid notions of time: Hemingway's absolute present, Fitzgerald's obsession with what might be and what might  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Berman, Ronald.
Modernity and progress.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607249745
Online version:
Berman, Ronald.
Modernity and progress.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607718524
Named Person: F Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell; F Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell; F Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell; F Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell; Francis Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell; Francis Scott Fitzgerald; Ernest Hemingway; George Orwell
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Berman
ISBN: 0817314687 9780817314682 9780817354305 0817354301
OCLC Number: 57349362
Description: 123 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fitzgerald and the geography of progress --
Hemingway and "the new America" --
Fitzgerald : time, continuity, relativity --
Hemingway and the authority of thought --
Recurrence in Hemingway and Cézanne --
Orwell : the future of progress.
Responsibility: Ronald Berman.
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