Description - Modernism by Vassiliki Kolocotroni
This is a guide to the Modernist movement in literature, offering a comprehensive documentary resource to students and researchers. It covers a wide range of intellectual concerns for the period 1850 to 1940 in Britain, Europe and America, drawing on contemporary reviews, essays, articles and manifestos of the political and aesthetic avant-garde. The material selected comprises a concrete expression of the culture of modernity, providing insights into the origins, contexts and diverse manifestations of the Modernist movement. It is divided into three sections: the emergence of the Modern; the avant-garde; and Modernists on the Modern.
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Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Jane A. Goldman is Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. She is a General Editor of the Cambridge University Press Edition of the Writings of Virginia Woolf, author of The Feminist Aesthetics of Virginia Woolf: Modernism, Post-Impressionism and the Politics of the Visual (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and co-editor of Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents (Edinburgh University Press, 1998) . Her recent publications include Modernism, 1910-1945: Image to Apocalypse (Palgrave, 2004) and The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf (Cambridge UP, 2006). Olga Taxidou is Reader in English Literature and Drama at the University of Edinburgh. She is author of The Mask: A Periodical Performance by Edward Gordon Craig (Routledge, 1998) and of Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning (Edinburgh University Press, 2004) and co-editor of Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents (Edinburgh University Press, 1998) and of Post-War Cinema and Modernism: A Film Reader (Edinburgh University Press, 2000).