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Modernism : A Short Introduction

By: Ayers, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (168 p.).ISBN: 9780470777107.Subject(s): American literature - 20th century - History and criticism | English literature - 20th century - History and criticism | English literature | Modernism (Literature) - English-speaking countries | Modernism (Literature) - Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modernism : A Short IntroductionDDC classification: 809.9112 | 820.9/112 | 820.9112 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Modernism: A Short Introduction; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 H. D., Ezra Pound and Imagism; 2 T. S. Eliot and Modernist Reading; 3 'The Waste Land', Nancy Cunard and Mina Loy; 4 Wallace Stevens and Romantic Legacy; 5 Wyndham Lewis: Genius and Art; 6 James Joyce: Ulysses and Love; 7 D. H. Lawrence: Jazz and Life; 8 Virginia Woolf: Art and Class; 9 The Modernity of Adorno and Benjamin; 10 The Poststructuralist Inflection; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This short introduction to Modernism analyses the movement from the perspective of English and American literature. Provides a critical overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism. Covers both established works and those that have only recently come to critical attention. Includes detailed discussion of major authors, including T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H.D.
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Modernism: A Short Introduction; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 H. D., Ezra Pound and Imagism; 2 T. S. Eliot and Modernist Reading; 3 'The Waste Land', Nancy Cunard and Mina Loy; 4 Wallace Stevens and Romantic Legacy; 5 Wyndham Lewis: Genius and Art; 6 James Joyce: Ulysses and Love; 7 D. H. Lawrence: Jazz and Life; 8 Virginia Woolf: Art and Class; 9 The Modernity of Adorno and Benjamin; 10 The Poststructuralist Inflection; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This short introduction to Modernism analyses the movement from the perspective of English and American literature. Provides a critical overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism. Covers both established works and those that have only recently come to critical attention. Includes detailed discussion of major authors, including T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H.D.

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David Ayers is Senior Lecturer in English and American Literature and Director of the Centre for Modern Poetry at the University of Kent. He is the author of Wyndham Lewis and Western Man (1992) and English Literature of the 1920s (1999).

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