English Fiction of the Early Modern Period : 1890-1940
By: Hewitt, Douglas.Material type: TextSeries: Longman Literature In English Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (474 p.).ISBN: 9781317871583.Subject(s): English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Modernism (Literature) -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: English Fiction of the Early Modern Period : 1890-1940DDC classification: 823.8091 | 823/.8/091 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Editors'' Preface; Longman Literature in English Series; Author''s Preface; Dedication; 1 Introduction; 2 Surviving Giants: Hardy and James; 3 Joseph Conrad and the Politics of Power; 4 Rudyard Kipling: Imperial Responsibility and Literary Escape; 5 E. M. Forster: The Proclamations of the Liberal Agnostic; 6 Fictional Politics and some Minor Forms; 7 Arnold Bennett on the Pentonville Omnibus; 8 Virginia Woolf and the Search for Essences; 9 Modernism and its Implications; 10 James Joyce, the Professors and the Common Reader
11 The Reading Public and the Rise of a Profession12 D. H. Lawrence: Our Bert versus Our Lorenzo; 13 The 1930s: An Aftermath; Chronology; General Bibliographies; (i) Historical and political background; (ii) Cultural background; (iii) Studies of fiction in general; (iv) General studies of literature, 1890-1940; (v) Studies of fiction, 1890-1940; (vi) Bibliographies; Individual Authors; Notes on biography, major works, and criticism; Index
This is an ambitious and fascinating analysis of early twentieth-century English literature from Kipling, Conrad, Lawrence and Forster through figures like Joyce and Woolf to writers such as Evelyn Waugh. There are chapters on the younger writers of the age as well as the more popular minor writers like Buchan and Dornford Yates.