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Structure and Dissolution in English Writing, 1910-1920

Structure and Dissolution in English Writing, 1910-1920 (Hardback)

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This book explores key texts - Howards End , The Rainbow , and the poetry of Owen, Sassoon and Edward Thomas - to show the mingled continuation and rejection of convention as their characteristic achievement, exploring features often seen as failures. It also discusses the writing's increasing concern with the inadequacies of language, seeing it within the frame of contemporary society and deconstructive theory, and attempting to locate them in relation to high Modernism.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 02/08/1999 ISBN-13: 9780333605400  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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STUART SILLARS is a writer and freelance lecturer in Cambridge. His earlier publications include Art and Survival in First World War Britain, British Romantic Art and the Second World War and Visualisation in Popular Fiction, 1860-1960, and numerous articles and contributions to collections.

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