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Modernism and mourning

Author: Patricia Rae
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Includes essays which examine the "work of mourning" in modernist literature, or its propensity for "resisting" this "work." This work explores the various ways in which modernist writers repudiate  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Rae
ISBN: 0838756174 9780838756171
OCLC Number: 70068677
Description: 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Tis not my nature to join in hating, but in loving" : toward survivable public mourning / Madelyn Detloff --
The evolution of mourning in Siegfried Sassoon's war writing / Andrew J. Kunka --
"How did they pick John Doe" : race, memorialization, and modernism in US interwar literature / Mark Whalan --
Mourning and jazz in the poetry of Mina Loy / Tanya Dalziell --
"Blasé sorrow" : ultramodernity's mourning at The little review, 1917-20 / Anita Helle --
Morphology of the duende : the theory and praxis of death in the poetry of Federico García Lorca / Eric Reinholtz --
Mourning and moving on : life after war in Ford Madox Ford's The last post / Eve Sorum --
The failure to mourn in Faulkner's Sartoris / Pearl James --
Consoling fictions : mourning, World War One, and Dorothy L. Sayers / Stacy Gillis --
D.H. Lawrence, collective mourning, and cultural reconstruction after World War 1 / Marlene A. Briggs --
Double sorrow : proleptic elegy and the end of Arcadianism in 1930s Britain / Patricia Rae --
Against melancholia : contemporary mourning theory, Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby, and the politics of unfinished grief / Greg Forter --
Monumental city : Elizabeth Bowen and the modern unhomely / Eluned Summers-Bremner --
Mourning to the limit : the gift of forgiveness in H.D. / Jill Scott.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Rae.
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