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Description - Death, Men, and Modernism by Ariela Freedman

Death, Men and Modernism argues that the figure of the dead man becomes a locus of attention and a symptom of crisis in British writing of the early to mid-twentieth century. While Victorian writers used dying women to dramatize aesthetic, structural, and historical concerns, modernist novelists turned to the figure of the dying man to exemplify concerns about both masculinity and modernity. Along with their representations of death, these novelists developed new narrative techniques to make the trauma they depicted palpable. Contrary to modernist genealogies, the emergence of the figure of the dead man in texts as early as Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure suggests that World War I intensified-but did not cause-these anxieties. This book elaborates a nodal point which links death, masculinity, and modernity long before the events of World War I.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415943505
ISBN-10: 0415943507
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 166
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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