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.
|Series:||Introductions to British Literature and Culture Series|
|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.