The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

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Far from the traditional march through the decades, genres, and national literatures, this anthology focuses on literary "hot spots": Freud's Vienna and Conrad's Congo in 1899, Chicago and London in 1912, the Somme in July 1916, Dublin, London, and Harlem in 1922, all the way through to Toni Morrison's Nobel Prize in Stockholm in 1993 and September 11, 2001. The Companion launches a controversial new method for understanding twentieth-century world literary history and includes illuminating critiques from expert ...

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Overview

Far from the traditional march through the decades, genres, and national literatures, this anthology focuses on literary "hot spots": Freud's Vienna and Conrad's Congo in 1899, Chicago and London in 1912, the Somme in July 1916, Dublin, London, and Harlem in 1922, all the way through to Toni Morrison's Nobel Prize in Stockholm in 1993 and September 11, 2001. The Companion launches a controversial new method for understanding twentieth-century world literary history and includes illuminating critiques from expert contributors.

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Editorial Reviews

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This collection of thought-provoking essays will be indispensable to students of literature... Highly recommended.
Choice
This collection of thought-provoking essays will be indispensable to students of literature... Highly recommended.
Bruce Robbins
A genuinely outstanding contribution. This book instructs both by its programmatic statements and by the success of its examples.
Steven Connor
The reshuffling of the literary-historical deck in this volume is refreshing and illuminating.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748620111
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication date: 1/23/2007
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian McHale is Distinguished Humanities Professor in English at Ohio State University. Randall Stevenson is professor of twentieth-century literature at the University of Edinburgh.

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