Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture by David Bradshaw
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Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture
By David Bradshaw

A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture

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Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture by David Bradshaw

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This Companion combines a broad grounding in the essential texts and contexts of the modernist movement with the unique insights of scholars whose careers have been devoted to the study of modernism. It is an essential resource for students and teachers of modernist literature and culture. Broad in scope and comprehensive in coverage, it includes more than 60 contributions from some of the most distinguished modernist scholars on both sides of the Atlantic. It brings together entries on elements of modernist culture, contemporary intellectual and aesthetic movements, and all the genres of modernist writing and art. It features 25 essays on the signal texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce's "Ulysses" to Zora Neal Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God". It pays close attention to both British and American modernism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631204350
ISBN-10: 0631204350
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 189mm x 39mm)
Pages: 616
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Prudes on the Prowl by David Bradshaw Prudes on the Prowl, Hardback (October 2013)

This innovative book comprises nine essays from leading scholars which investigate the relationship between fiction, censorship and the legal construction of obscenity in Britain between 1850 and the present day. Each of the chapters focuses on a distinct historical period and each has something new to say about the literary works it spotlights.

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Author Biography - David Bradshaw

David Bradshaw is Reader in English Literature at Oxford University and Hawthornden Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Worcester College, Oxford. He has edited many works of modernist literature, including the Oxford World's Classics editions of Lawrence's Women in Love (1998), Woolf's Mrs Dalloway (2000) and To The Lighthouse (2006), and the Penguin Classics editions of Waugh's Decline and Fall (2001) and The Good Soldier (2002). He is also the editor of A Concise Companion to Modernism (Blackwell, 2003) and is Victorian and Modern Literature Editor of the Review of English Studies. Kevin J. H. Dettmar is W. M. Keck Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of English at Pomona College, California. He has written and edited a number of books, on James Joyce, modernist literature and culture, and rock & roll, edited the Barnes & Noble Classics edition of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners, and has served as President of the Modernist Studies Association. He is series editor, with Mark Wollaeger, of the Modernist Literature & Culture series published by Oxford University Press.

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