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Incredible modernism : literature, trust and deception

Author: John Attridge; Rod Rosenquist
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey [England] : Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the importance of trust as an influence on a wide range of European and American modernists - including James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, H.D., Ford Madox Ford, Samuel Beckett, Ralph Ellison and Wallace Stevens - this collection shows that the concept underwent a violent set of transformations at the turn of the twentieth century. The contributors take up a diverse set  Read more...
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Incredible modernism-literature, trust and deception.
Farnham, Surrey, [England] : Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
(DLC) 2012045457
(OCoLC)823472872
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Attridge; Rod Rosenquist
ISBN: 9781409439554 1409439550 9781299407251 1299407250
OCLC Number: 836848761
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Reading and trust --
Modern proliferation, modernist trust/ Leonard Diepeveen --
Trusting personality: modernist memoir and its audience/ Rod Rosenquist --
Credulous readers: H.D. and psychic-research work/ Suzanne Hobson --
pt. 2. After sincerity --
Subterranean folkway blues: Ralph Ellison's mythology of deception/ Paul Sheehan --
Counterfeit masterpieces: Gide, Joyce and intertextual deception/ Scarlett Baron --
False bottoms: Wyndham Lewis's the revenge for love and the incredible real/ Paul Edwards --
pt. 3. Truth and narrative --
Ford Madox Ford, impressionism and trust in the good soldier/ Max Saunders --
Malone lies: veracity and morality in Malone dies/ Samuel Cross --
What I may or may not have done in the war: truth, genre and the war books controversy/ Jessica Weare --
pt. 4. Trust and society --
The trust and the mistrust: Ezra Pound in Italy/ Sean Pryor --
Wallace Stevens's "drastic community": credit, suretyship and the society of distrust/ Jason Puskar --
Episodic trust: self, society and sociology in a La recherche du temps perdu/ John Attridge --
Afterword: autoimmunity, trust and value/ Rod Rosenquist.
Responsibility: edited by John Attridge and Rod Rosenquist.

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Examining the importance of trust as an influence on a wide range of European and American modernists - including James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, H.D., Ford  Read more...

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