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Description - Modernism by Michael H. Whitworth

This guide helps readers to engage with the major critical debates surrounding literary modernism. * A judicious selection of key critical works on literary modernism * Presents a critical history from the earliest reviews to the most recent theoretical assessments * Shows how modernist writers understood and constructed modernism. * Shows how succeeding generations have developed those constructions and brought new interpretations to bear on the subject * Discusses how modernism relates to modernity and odernization, and to other literary and cultural movements * Texts have been selected for their relevance to the questions surrounding modernism, and for their accessibility to readers with a limited knowledge of the modernist canon * Includes a glossary and an annotated bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631230786
ISBN-10: 0631230785
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael H. Whitworth

Michael H. Whitworth is University Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Oxford, and a Tutorial Fellow of Merton College. His previous publications include Einstein's Wake: Relativity, Metaphor, and Modernist Literature (2001) and Virginia Woolf (2005).

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