A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism: Rewriting Mrs Dalloway

A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism: Rewriting Mrs Dalloway

by M. Latham

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Overview

This new book examines how a range of authors today perpetuate Virginia Woolf's literary legacy, by creating new forms adapted to their new ages and audiences. Addressing questions about the current penchant for refashioning our canon in order to update, this book will be valuable reading for both students and scholars of Woolf.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349504404
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Monica Latham is a Senior Lecturer of British literature at the English Department of the Université de Lorraine in Nancy, France, and a specialist of Virginia Woolf and genetic criticism. She has published numerous articles on modernist and postmodernist authors. She is also the co-editor of the series Book Practices and Textual Itineraries.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 'The dressing-rooms, the workshops, the sculleries, the bubbling cauldrons' 2 Ventriloquists: Between Debt and Homage 3 Parodic Games: Textual Assassinations and Canonical Resurrection 4 Virginia Woolf's Neomodernist Heirs: Nostalgic Innovators 5 The Artful Ornament of Ordinariness Notes Bibliography Index

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