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Reading, 1922
By Michael North

Reading, 1922

A Return to the Scene of the Modern

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Reading, 1922 by Michael North

Book Description

This study returns to the year in which Ulysses and The Waste Land were published to replace those works among the other cultural productions of the year, in the hope of giving a new start to critical controversies about aesthetic modernism and modern culture. It makes the claim that relations between these are a good deal closer and more complex than recent criticism has been willing to allow, and it illustrates these relations in its mode of organization, in order to reconstruct the larger public world into which these works were introduced.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195127201
ISBN-10: 019512720X
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 160mm x 22mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael North

Professor of English at UCLA, Michael North is the author of four books, including The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature (OUP 1994). He has written and lectured widely on many aspects of modern culture, including literature, politics, and the arts.

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