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Modernism by Leigh Wilson

This introductory guide to Modernism and its contexts from 1890-1939 includes: an overview of the historical, cultural and intellectual background including arts, science and philosophy; a survey of the developments in key genres including discussion of major writers and groups including Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce and the Bloomsbury group; concise explanations of key terms needed tounderstand the literature and criticism; a guide to key criticalapproaches to Modernism from early twentieth-century critics to the present; a chronology mapping historical events and literary works from this era; and a guide to further reading, including websites and electronic resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826485618
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/22/2008
Series: Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Leigh Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Westminster, UK.

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