Incredible Modernism: Literature, Trust and Deception

Incredible Modernism: Literature, Trust and Deception

by John Attridge, Rod Rosenquist

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ISBN-13: 9781317117544
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/23/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 258
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

John Attridge is Lecturer in English at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Rod Rosenquist is Lecturer in English at the University of Portsmouth, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: modernism, trust and deception, John Attridge; Part 1 Reading and Trust: Modern proliferation, modernist trust, Leonard Diepeveen; Trusting personality: modernist memoir and its audience, Rod Rosenquist; Credulous readers: H.D. and psychic-research work, Suzanne Hobson. Part 2 After Sincerity: Subterranean folkway blues: Ralph Ellison’s mythology of deception, Paul Sheehan; Counterfeit masterpieces: Gide, Joyce and intertextual deception, Scarlett Baron; False bottoms: Wyndham Lewis’s The Revenge for Love and the incredible real, Paul Edwards. Part 3 Truth and Narrative: Ford Madox Ford, impressionism and trust in The Good Soldier, Max Saunders; Malone lies: veracity and morality in Malone Dies, Samuel Cross; What I may or may not have done in the war: truth, genre and the war books controversy, Jessica Weare. Part 4 Trust and Society: The trust and the mistrust: Ezra Pound in Italy, Sean Pryor; Wallace Stevens’s ‘drastic community’: credit, suretyship and the society of distrust, Jason Puskar; Episodic trust: self, society and sociology in A la recherche du temps perdu, John Attridge; Afterword: autoimmunity, trust and value, Rod Rosenquist; Bibliography; Index.


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