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- DescriptionThe third volume in the Reading and Studying Literature series, co-published with the Open University, introduces students to modernism and to the globalisation of English in the twentieth century. Each period is discussed in terms of an overarching theme, providing a clear focus for study and discussion and introducing readers to an important theoretical concept in literary studies. This text offers a unique approach to modernism and the globalisation of English in the 20th century. It introduces modernism through depictions of the city from James Joyce, Fritz Lang's Metropolis and various New York writers. Section two looks at migration and memory in Sam Selvon, Elizabeth Bishop, Brian Friel and W. G. Sebald. The theoretical concept for this part of the series is 'literatures'.
- Author BiographySara Haslam is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the Open University and Deputy Chair of the Open University course Reading and Studying Literature, on which this book is based. Sue Asbee is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the Open University.
- Author(s)Sara Haslam,Sue Asbee
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication16/02/2012
- SubjectLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Academic
- Weight805 g
- Width189 mm
- Height244 mm
- Spine20 mm
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