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Unseasonable youth : modernism, colonialism, and the fiction of development

Author: Joshua Esty
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Modernist literature & culture.
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'Unseasonable Youth' examines a range of modernist-era fictions that cast doubt on the ideology of progress through the figure of stunted or endless adolescence.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Esty, Joshua, 1967-
Unseasonable youth.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011021174
(OCoLC)727610608
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Esty
ISBN: 9780199857975 0199857970
OCLC Number: 773828506
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 282 pages).
Contents: Introduction. Scattered souls: the bildungsroman and colonial modernity; after the novel of progress; Kipling's imperial time; genre, history, and the trope of youth; modernist subjectivity and the world-system --
"National-historical time" from Goethe to George Eliot --
Youth/death: Schreiner and Conrad in the contact zone --
Souls of men under capitalism: Wilde, Wells, and the anti-novel --
Tropics of youth in Woolf and Joyce --
Virgins of empire: the antidevelopmental plot in Rhys and Bowen --
Conclusion: alternative modernity and autonomous youth after 1945.
Series Title: Modernist literature & culture.
Responsibility: Jed Esty.
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Unseasonable Youth examines a range of modernist-era fictions by Wilde, Woolf, Conrad, Joyce, Bowen, and others to challenge and expand our understanding of the bildungsroman genre.  Read more...

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