Modernism: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

Modernism: A Short Introduction / Edition 1

by David Ayers
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405108533

ISBN-13: 9781405108539

Pub. Date: 08/16/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This short introduction to Modernism analyses the movement from the perspective of English and American literature.

  • Provides a critical overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism.
  • Covers both established works and those that have only recently come to critical attention.
  • Includes detailed

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Overview

This short introduction to Modernism analyses the movement from the perspective of English and American literature.

  • Provides a critical overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism.
  • Covers both established works and those that have only recently come to critical attention.
  • Includes detailed discussion of major authors, including T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405108539
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/16/2004
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature Series, #26
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

1H. D., Ezra Pound and imagism1
2T. S. Eliot and modernist reading12
3'The waste land', Nancy Cunard and Mina Loy24
4Wallace Stevens and Romantic legacy39
5Wyndham Lewis : genius and art52
6James Joyce : Ulysses and love65
7D. H. Lawrence : jazz and life80
8Virginia Woolf : art and class92
9The modernity of Adorno and Benjamin108
10The poststructuralist inflection124

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