Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

by Steve Pinkerton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190627560
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2017
Series: Modernist Literature and Culture Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Steve Pinkerton is a Lecturer in English at Case Western Reserve University.

Table of Contents


Introduction: "First-Rate Blasphemy"
1. "For This is My Body": James Joyce's Unholy Office
2. Blasphemy and the New Woman: Mina Loy's Profane Communions
3. Blasphemy and the New Negro: Black Christs,"Livid Tongues"
4. Go Down, Djuna: The Art of "Transcendence Downward"
Conclusion: To Be as Gods

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