Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community

Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community

by Jessica Berman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521032995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/18/2007
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Jessica Berman is Assistant Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Part I. Cosmopolitan Communities; Part II. Henry James: 1. 'The history of the voice': Cosmopolitan's America; 2. Feminizing the nation: woman as cultural icon in late James; Part III. Marcel Proust: 3. Proust, Bernard Lazare and the politics of pariahdom; 4. The community, the prophet and the pariah: relation in A la recherche du temps perdu; Part IV. Virginia Woolf: 5. 'Splinter' and 'mosaic': towards the politics of connection; 6. Of oceans and opposition: the action of The Waves; Part V. Gertrude Stein: 7. Steinian topographies: the making of America; 8. Writing the 'I' that is 'they': Gertrude Stein's community of the subject; Part VI. Conclusion; Notes; Index.

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