By (author) Vicki Mahaffey
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Modernist Literature by Vicki Mahaffey
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631213062
(244mm x 167mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Vicki Mahaffey
Collaborative 'Dubliners', Paperback (April 2012)
In this collection, Joyce experts from around the world have collaborated with one another to produce a set of essays that stage or result from dialogue between different points of view. The result is a sequence of lively discussions about Joyces most accessible and widely read set of vignettes about Dublin life at the turn of the century.
Modernist Literature, Paperback (December 2006)
* Challenges the idea that Modernism was conservative and reactionary. * Relates the modernist impulse to broader cultural and historical crises and movements. * Provides a guide to the development of Modernist literature. * Covers women writers, writers of the Harlem Renaissance and openly gay and lesbian writers.
States of Desire, Hardback (May 1998)» View all books by Vicki Mahaffey
This study shows how the writings of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce are politically subversive in the most local and dangerous sense of the term: they aim to take apart the assumptions and verbal practices that make dominance possible.
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Author Biography - Vicki Mahaffey
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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