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- DescriptionWhat exactly is 'modernism'? And how has the critical definition of the word changed? Exploring shifting understandings of modernism from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, this is a concise critical history of modernist criticism. Taking an accessible chrological approach, Modernism: Evolution of An Idea covers such topics as: *Early debates, from Calinescu's Five Faces of Modernity to The New Age magazine and writer-critics such as T.S. Eliot and Cyril Conlly *New Criticism and the forming of the modernist can *The rise of Theory - from Derrida and Houston Baker to the Frankfurt School *New modernist studies and contemporary approaches: from international modernisms to engagements with race, sexuality and gender With antated guides to further reading throughout and a companion website with additional resources, this is an essential survey for students and scholars working in modernist studies at all levels.
- Author BiographySean Latham is Professor and Pauline Walter Chair of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Tulsa, USA. He is a former President of the Modernist Studies Association, current Editor of the James Joyce Quarterly and Co-Directory of the Modernist Journals Project (http://dl.lib.brown.edu/mjp/). His many publications include The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law and the Roman a Clef (OUP, 2009) and, as Editor, The Cambridge Companion to Ulysses (CUP, 2013). Gayle Rogers is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He is the author of Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe and Literary History (OUP, 2012).
- Author(s)Gayle Rogers,Sean Latham
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleNew Modernisms
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Academic
- Content Note3 b/w illustrations
- Weight470 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine16 mm
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