Modernism, 1890-1930 / edited by Malcolm Bradbury and James McFarlane.

Contributor(s): Bradbury, Malcolm, 1932-2000 | McFarlane, James WalterMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Penguin literary criticism: Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1991Edition: Reprinted with a new prefaceDescription: 687 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 0140138323; 9780140138320Other title: Modernism, a guide to European literature 1890-1930 [Cover title]Subject(s): Modernism (Literature) | Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature History, 1900-1999DDC classification: 809.04 LOC classification: PN56.M54 | M6 1991Other classification: 17.76 | EC 5184
Contents:
The name and nature of modernism -- The cultural and intellectual climate of modernism -- A geography of modernism -- Literary movements -- The lyric poetry of modernism -- The modernist novel -- Modernist drama.
Summary: Includes material on symbolism, decadence, impressionism, imagism, vorticism, futurism, expressionism, dada, surrealism, free verse, Thomas Mann, James Joyce, Italo Svevo, Wallace Stevens, Rainer Maria Rilke, Paul Valery, Joseph Conrad, Robert Musil, Franz Kafka, William Butler Yeats, Luigi Pirandello.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 641-667) and index.

The name and nature of modernism -- The cultural and intellectual climate of modernism -- A geography of modernism -- Literary movements -- The lyric poetry of modernism -- The modernist novel -- Modernist drama.

Includes material on symbolism, decadence, impressionism, imagism, vorticism, futurism, expressionism, dada, surrealism, free verse, Thomas Mann, James Joyce, Italo Svevo, Wallace Stevens, Rainer Maria Rilke, Paul Valery, Joseph Conrad, Robert Musil, Franz Kafka, William Butler Yeats, Luigi Pirandello.

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Malcolm Bradbury is a novelist, critic, television dramatist and Emeritus Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He is author of the novels Eating People is Wrong (1959); Stepping Westward (1965); The History Man (1975); which won the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Prize and was adapted as a famous television series; Rates of Exchange (1983) which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; Cuts: A Very Short Novel (1987), also televised; and Doctor Criminale (1992). His critical works include The Modern American Novel (1984; revised edition, 1992); No, Not Bloomsbury (essays, 1987); The Modern world: Ten Great Writers (1988); From Puritanism to Post-modernism: A History of American Literature (with Richard Ruland, 1991) He is the author of a collection of seven stories and nine parodies, entitled Who Do You Think You Are? (1976), and of several works of humour and satire, including Why Come to Slaka? (1986), Unsent Letters (1988; revised edition, 1995) and Mensonge (1987). Many of his books are published by Penguin. In addition, he has written many television plays and the television 'novel' The Gravy Train and The Gravy Train Goes East . He has adapted several television series, including Tom Sharpe's Porterhouse Blue , Kinglsey Amis's The Green Man and Stella Gibbon's' Cold Comfort Farm , now a feature film.

Malcolm Bradbury lives in Norwich, travels good deal, and in 1991 he was awarded the CBE.

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