Tracing the changing conceptions of nationality in the work of traveling writers such as D.H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, and Claude McKay, Modernism and Mobility argues that the passport system is an indispensable segue into discussions of literary modernism.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Bridget T. Chalk is Assistant Professor of English at Manhattan College, USA.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Modernism's Passport Problems 1. "I Am Not England": D.H. Lawrence, National Identity and Aboriginality 2. An Independent Bureaucrat: Classification and Nationality in Stein's Autobiographies 3. "Sensible of Being Etrangers ": Plots and Identity Papers in Banjo 4. A "Mania for Classification": Jean Rhys's Interwar Fiction 5. Itinerancy and Identity Confusion in The Berlin Stories Conclusion: W.H. Auden, "Old Passports," and New Borders