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Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions?

Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions? (Paperback)

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This inclusive guide to Modernist literature considers the high Modernist writers such as Eliot, Joyce, Pound and Yeats alongside women writers and writers of the Harlem Renaissance.







Challenges the idea that Modernism was conservative and reactionary.

Relates the modernist impulse to broader cultural and historical crises and movements.

Covers a wide range of authors up to the outbreak of World War II, among them Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Langston Hughes, Samuel Beckett, HD, Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and Jean Rhys.

Includes coverage of women writers and gay and lesbian writers.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 14/12/2006 ISBN-13: 9780631213079  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Vicki Mahaffey is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of York and a former Guggenheim Fellow and winner of both the Lindback Award and the Ira Abrams Award for teaching. Her previous publications include Reauthorizing Joyce (1988) and States of Desire: Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and the Irish Experience (1998).

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