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Reading the modern British and Irish novel : 1890-1930

Reading the modern British and Irish novel : 1890-1930

Author: Daniel R Schwarz
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Presents an insightful study of British fiction in the first half of the twentieth century. This book sets the modern British novel in its intellectual, cultural and literary contexts. It features  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Schwarz
ISBN: 0631226214 9780631226215 0631226222 9780631226222
OCLC Number: 217885729
Description: IX, 297 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction: Reading the Modern British and Irish Novel.1 "I Was the World in Which I Walked": The Transformation of the British and Irish Novel, 1890-1930.2 Hardy's Jude the Obscure: The Beginnings of the Modern Psychological Novel.3 Conrad's Heart of Darkness: "We Live, as We Dream - Alone".4 Conrad's Lord Jim: Reading Texts, Reading Lives.5 Lawrence's Sons and Lovers: Speaking of Paul Morel: Voice, Unity, and Meaning.6 Lawrence's The Rainbow: Family Chronicle, Sexual Fulfillment, and the Quest for Form and Values.7 Joyce's Dubliners: Moral Paralysis in Dublin.8 Joyce's Ulysses: The Odyssey of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus on June 16, 1904.9 Woolf's Mrs Dalloway: Sexual Repression, Madness, and Social Form.10 Woolf's To the Lighthouse: Choreographing Life and Creating Art as Time Passes.11 Forster's Passage to India: The Novel of Manners as Political Novel.Notes.Select Bibliography.
Responsibility: Daniel R. Schwarz.
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"[Schwarz's introductions] humanize texts that might otherwise seem too foreboding ... The broadly diverse sense of human interest that results can only dispel any contrary sense of modernism's Read more...

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