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Modernism : a cultural history

Author: Tim Armstrong
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2005.
Series: Themes in twentieth-century literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this study aimed at a general and student audience, Tim Armstrong seeks to define modernism not only by its aesthetics and literary genres but also by its links with broader cultural areas in which the 'modern' is implicated and debated, and which inform its representational modes."

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Armstrong
ISBN: 0745629830 9780745629834 0745629822 9780745629827
OCLC Number: 493200738
Description: x, 176 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Modernity, modernism and time --
Mapping modernism --
Modernism, mass culture and the market --
Reform!: bodies, selves, politics, aesthetics --
The self and the senses --
The vibrating world: science, spiritualism, technology --
Modernism's others: race and empire.
Series Title: Themes in twentieth-century literature and culture.
Responsibility: Tim Armstrong.
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* The first volume in a new Polity literary studies series, 'Themes in 20th Century Literature and Culture'. * Combines a clear argument for those with no prior knowledge or experience of Modernism  Read more...


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"In seven pithy chapters Amrstrong manages to write illuminatingly on issues as various as history, time, psychoanalysis, trauma, war, nationality, economics, politics, gender, canonicity, mass Read more...

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