[KINDLE] ¸ The Cambridge Companion to Modernism | BY ✓ Michael Levenson Michael Bell Lawrence Rainey David Trotter James Longenbach Christopher Innes Sara Blair Marianne DeKoven

The Cambridge Companion to Modernism By Michael Levenson Michael Bell Lawrence Rainey David Trotter James Longenbach Christopher Innes Sara Blair Marianne DeKoven,

  • Title: The Cambridge Companion to Modernism
  • Author: Michael Levenson Michael Bell Lawrence Rainey David Trotter James Longenbach Christopher Innes Sara Blair Marianne DeKoven
  • ISBN: 9780521495165
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this Companion, eminent British and American scholars offer a guide to the revolutionary cultural transformations of the first decades of the twentieth century Chapters on the major literary genres, on intellectual, political and institutional contexts, and on film and the visual arts, provide close analyses and a broader set of interpretive narratives A Chronology anIn this Companion, eminent British and American scholars offer a guide to the revolutionary cultural transformations of the first decades of the twentieth century Chapters on the major literary genres, on intellectual, political and institutional contexts, and on film and the visual arts, provide close analyses and a broader set of interpretive narratives A Chronology and Guide to Further Reading supply valuable orientation within the field Students will find much needed help with the difficulties of approaching Modernism, while the essays original contributions will send scholars back to this volume for stimulating reevaluation.
    The Cambridge Companion to Modernism In this Companion eminent British and American scholars offer a guide to the revolutionary cultural transformations of the first decades of the twentieth century Chapters on the major literary genres

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    1. And THIS is how it s done, folks Truly, one of the most satisfying and enjoyable theory reads I have had till now Levenson has truly done a very intelligent job of putting these 9 essays together, each of which touches upon an individual and very interesting aspect of Modernism.Let s do a brief and modest vivisection, an essay a time.The companion begins with a small, well written Introduction by Levenson himself He briefly discusses modernist fiction and art, its ambitions and the major impetus [...]

    2. This overview of Modernism generally considered to be between 1910 and 1940 includes not only an examination of Anglo American Modernism, but also contextualizes it with a strong European note Though there is a clear emphasis in discussing American authors and works, it seems that the British get the largest say perhaps not surprising given that this is a Cambridge edition Granted some key figures of this literary period are also traditionally taught as British authors, despite being US expats I [...]

    3. The comps reading continues This book is a comprehensive overview of Anglo American modernism, and it offers a lot of great information about the different stages of modernism within literature, poetry, art, drama, criticism, etc The chapters on literature and poetry were very helpful for my targeted areas of study, and the information about T.S Eliot s critical work is incredibly insightful For the most part, this book focuses on the usual suspects Eliot, Pound, James, Woolf, Joyce et al but le [...]

    4. despite some good observations the entire book is sicklied o er with the pale cast of postmodernism consequently, the language is often grotesque a hard labour to read and not very profitable.

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