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Broadcasting modernism

Broadcasting modernism

Author: Debra Rae Cohen; Michael Coyle; Jane Lewty
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Because early broadcasts were rarely recorded, their influence on literary modernism has been hard to document. Yet modernist authors embraced the emerging medium, creating texts that were to be heard but not read, incorporating the device into their stories, and using it to publicize their work. They saw in radio the same spirit of experimentation that animated modernism itself." "The essays in Broadcasting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Rae Cohen; Michael Coyle; Jane Lewty
ISBN: 9780813033495 0813033497 9780813044866 0813044863
OCLC Number: 259265349
Description: viii, 330 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Signing on / Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle, and Jane Lewty --
Medium and metaphor. Inventing the radio cosmopolitan: vernacular modernism at a standstill / Aaron Jaffe --
Wireless ego: the pulp physics of psychoanalysis / Jeffrey Sconce --
Marinetti, Marconista: the futurist manifestos and the emergence of wireless writing / Timothy C. Campbell --
"Masters of sacred ceremonies": Welles, Corwin, and a radiogenic modernist literature / Martin Spinelli --
Flying solo: the charms of the radio body / David Jenemann --
Pressures and intrusions. Gertrude Stein and the radio / Sarah Wilson --
The Voice of America in Richard Wright's Lawd today! / Jonah Willihnganz --
Annexing the oracular voice: form, ideology and the BBC / Debra Rae Cohen --
Desmond MacCarthy, Bloomsbury, and the aestheticist ethics of broadcasting / Todd Avery --
"We speak to India": T.S. Eliot's wartime broadcasts and the frontiers of culture / Michael Coyle --
Negotiations, transactions, translations. "What they had heard said written": Joyce, Pound and the cross-correspondence of radio / Jane Lewty --
"Speech without practical locale": radio and Lorine Niedecker's aurality / Brook Houglum --
Materializing Millay: the 1930s radio broadcasts / Lesley Wheeler --
Updating Baudelaire for the radio age: the refractive poetics of "The pleasures of merely circulating" / J. Stan Barrett --
I switch off: Beckett and the ideals of radio / Steven Connor.
Responsibility: edited by Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle & Jane Lewty.


It has long been accepted that film helped shape the modernist novel and that modernist poetry would be inconceivable without the typewriter. Yet radio, a key influence on modernist literature,  Read more...


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