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Modernism : a short introduction

Modernism : a short introduction

Author: David Ayers
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Series: Blackwell introductions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This short introduction to modernism analyses the movement from the perspective of English and American literature. It provides a critical overview of some of the central texts of literary modernism, considering both established works and those that have only recently come to critical attention. Author David Ayers shows that, however diverse modernist texts are, they are linked by concerns about social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ayers
ISBN: 1405108541 9781405108546 1405108533 9781405108539
OCLC Number: 53901410
Description: xii, 153 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: H.D., Ezra Pound and imagism --
T.S. Eliot and modernist reading --
'The waste land', Nancy Cunard, and Mina Loy --
Wallace Stevens and romantic legacy --
Wyndham Lewis : genius and art --
James Joyce : Ulysses and love --
D.H. Lawrence : jazz and life --
Virginia Woolf : art and class --
The modernity of Adorno and Benjamin --
The post-structuralist inflection.
Series Title: Blackwell introductions to literature.
Responsibility: David Ayers.
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Presents an overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism. This work includes discussion of major authors, including T S Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D H Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H D.  Read more...


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'David Ayers provides the reader with a series of interlacing readings - all of them original and provocative - of some major texts of Anglo-American modernism. Ayers's central theme is the relation Read more...

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