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The Cinema and the Origins of Literary Modernism.

By: Shail, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (269 p.).ISBN: 9781136455162.Subject(s): English literature - 20th century - History and criticism | Modernism (Literature) - Great Britain | Motion pictures and literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Cinema and the Origins of Literary ModernismDDC classification: 820.9/112 | 820.9112 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Note on Presentation; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: From 'The Cinematograph' to 'The Pictures'; 1 The Cinema of Narrative Integration, the Demise of Impressionism and the Rise of Modernism; 2 Cinema's Continuous Present and Modernist Temporality; 3 Mass Consciousness and Mass Cinema; Afterword: 'a picture feverishly turned'; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book examines early British film and film culture as a substantial context for the emergence of modernism in literature. The study considers Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Yeats, and Eliot, and treats literary modernism as a consequence of cinema's new accounts of language, time, collectivity, and the self.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Note on Presentation; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: From 'The Cinematograph' to 'The Pictures'; 1 The Cinema of Narrative Integration, the Demise of Impressionism and the Rise of Modernism; 2 Cinema's Continuous Present and Modernist Temporality; 3 Mass Consciousness and Mass Cinema; Afterword: 'a picture feverishly turned'; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book examines early British film and film culture as a substantial context for the emergence of modernism in literature. The study considers Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Yeats, and Eliot, and treats literary modernism as a consequence of cinema's new accounts of language, time, collectivity, and the self.

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<p>Andrew Shail is Lecturer in Film in the Department of English at Newcastle University, UK.</p>

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