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Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism

Author: Herbert N Schneidau
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monograph's concern is with the way in which Modernism, named for its avant-garde propaganda, reveals itself to be dominated by a keen awareness of the possibilities of the past recurring in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert N Schneidau
ISBN: 0195068629 9780195068627
OCLC Number: 22706695
Description: xi, 279 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Century's corpse outleant : Hardy and modernism --
Safe as houses : Forster as Cambridge anthropologist --
Primal scene in the Secret agent : sex and violence in the nightmare universe --
Personal past recaptured : Anderson & Sons --
Ezra Pound : the archaeology of the immanent.
Responsibility: Herbert N. Schneidau.
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