Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

by Anne A. Fernihough

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199668625
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/17/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Anne Fernihough, University Lecturer in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Girton College

Anne Fernihough is University Lecturer in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Girton College. Her first book, D.H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology, was published by OUP in 1993, and she was the editor of The Cambridge Companion to D. H. Lawrence (2001). She has published widely on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature. She has a strong interest in aesthetics and in the history of literary criticism as well as in questions of gender.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Superbeings in suburbia: anarchism and the rejection of realism
2. Mind over the masses: the emergence of stream-of-consciousness writing:
3. Freewomen and supermen in the modernist novel
4. Eugene and hygiene: early modernist poetics
5. Sex in superworld
6. Transcending the flesh: vegetarianism, diet-reform and pure living
Postscript
Back down to earth

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