Paranoid Modernism : Literary Experiment, Psychosis, and the Professionalization of English Society

Paranoid Modernism : Literary Experiment, Psychosis, and the Professionalization of English Society

by David Trotter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198187556

ISBN-13: 9780198187554

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

What provoked the fierce and systematic "will to experiment" that was Modernism? Seeking an answer to this question, David Trotter examines the careers of Ford Madox Ford, D. H. Lawrence, and Wyndham Lewis as well as the early psychiatric literature and case-histories of paranoia. The result is a new and unexpected approach to the preoccupations with

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What provoked the fierce and systematic "will to experiment" that was Modernism? Seeking an answer to this question, David Trotter examines the careers of Ford Madox Ford, D. H. Lawrence, and Wyndham Lewis as well as the early psychiatric literature and case-histories of paranoia. The result is a new and unexpected approach to the preoccupations with gender and with the politics of culture that currently characterize the study of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198187554
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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