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Description - Before Modernism Was by Geoff Gilbert

Before Modernism Was places modernist writing within the texture of modern history. Texts by Woolf, James, Freud, Wyndham Lewis, Stein, Malinowski, and others are read through a range of figures that construct and disrupt modern meaning: the ghost that affects the value of your property; the sulky, graceless adolescent; the Pole who may not be Polish; the nervous owner of the dog; the addict and her smoke. Eccentric to its institutions, these figures are central to the constituency of modernism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333770511
ISBN-10: 033377051X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Geoff Gilbert

GEOFF GILBERT is Associate Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature and English at the American University of Paris. He writes about and teaches modernism, European fiction, cultural studies, and sexuality.

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