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The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Vincent Sherry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

What basis did the Great War of 1914-1918 provide for the verbal inventiveness of “modernist” poetry and fiction? This book reopens this long unanswered question with a work of original historical ... More


epilogue: A Memory for Modernism, the New Critical Constructions, and This Awful Truth of Pseudotruth

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Epilogue follows the book's account of the ways in which English literary modernism was formed in response to the Great War, by showing how various movements in the history of literary criticism ... More


Liberal Measures: Prolegomenon to a Poetics of English Modernism

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter puts the Liberal support of the Great War in the context of 19th-century British Liberalism. This legacy places an exceptionally high degree of value on Reason, a priority that results ... More


Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Margery Palmer McCulloch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book proposes the expansion of the existing idea of an interwar Scottish Renaissance movement to include its international significance as a Scottish literary modernism interacting with the ... More


Heartless Modernism

Con Coroneos

in Space, Conrad, and Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187363
eISBN:
9780191674716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187363.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines the so-called enucleation in the fiction of Joseph Conrad. It suggests that the double meaning of enucleation which caused tension in literary modernism was accurately expressed ... More


Conclusion

in Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This concluding chapter summarizes the ways in which close attention to slow print might unbalance some of our dominant ideas about literary modernism in particular. Drawing upon the preceding ... More


Conclusion: The Sense of an Ending

Alan M. Wald

in American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald.13
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This conclusion examines the afterlife of Literary Communism. It also discusses the concept of Communist literary modernism as an expression of Theodor Adorno's “negative dialectics,” a term that ... More


Alfred Döblin’s literary cases about women and crime in Weimar Germany

Alison Lewis

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter investigates examples of literary case studies by Alfred Döblin, a medical doctor and a main representative of the 1920s ‘New Objectivity’ aesthetic movement in Weimar Germany. Like ... More


The Modern Thing: Metaphor and the Event of Representation

Thomas Docherty

in Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183570
eISBN:
9780191674075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183570.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary modernism is always concerned with the activity of ‘seeing things’ in the sense of attending to objects of everyday life. This chapter argues for a renewed attention to the status of the ... More


Modernism and the Ordinary

Liesl Olson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368123
eISBN:
9780199867639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The book overturns conventional accounts of the modernist period as primarily drawn toward the new, the transcendent, and the extraordinary. The book shows how modernist writers were preoccupied, ... More


The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Vera M. Kutzinski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The poet Langston Hughes was a tireless world traveler and a prolific translator, editor, and marketer. Translations of his own writings traveled even more widely than he did, earning him adulation ... More


Introduction: The Repudiation of Pleasure

Laura Frost

in The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152723
eISBN:
9780231526463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152723.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores the interwar debate about pleasure and the rise of unpleasure, with particular emphasis on how pleasure is reconceptualized in modernist literature. Focusing on stimulants as ... More


Towards a Scottish Modernism: C. M. Grieve, Little Magazines and the Movement for Renewal

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0101
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is concerned with Christopher Murray Grieve, looking at his experiences fighting the war in Greece, as well as his correspondence from Salonika and Marseilles during that period. The ... More


<i>X: A Quarterly Review</i> and McGahern’s modernism

Tom Walker

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the interconnected Dublin and London contexts to McGahern’s reception of literary and visual modernism. It does so primarily through the prism of the material and ideas ... More


The New York Intellectuals {1969}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1969 essay “The New York Intellectuals,” in which he talks about the New York Intellectuals, a group of writers and literary critics based in New York City in the ... More


Slapstick Modernism: Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

William Solomon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040245
eISBN:
9780252098468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040245.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Slapstick comedy landed like a pie in the face of twentieth-century culture. Pratfalls and nyuk-nyuks percolated alongside literary modernism throughout the 1920s and 1930s before slapstick found ... More


1922, Paris, New York, London: The Modernist as International Hero

Michael Nort

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the modernist as international hero and examines The Waste Land. The discussion begins with a meeting of three American writers and an Irish writer in Paris in order to discuss ... More


The Promise of the Virtual

Katherine Biers

in Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667543
eISBN:
9781452946542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667543.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter focuses on virtual poetics and American literary modernism. It discusses the formal properties of language in reaction to modernity and its new technologies. Vitalist ideas ... More


Theorising Sound and Hearing

Sam Halliday

in Sonic Modernity: Representing Sound in Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748627615
eISBN:
9780748689156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627615.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter surveys philosophical and aesthetic accounts of sound and hearing from antiquity to the first half of the twentieth century, focusing on theories of particular relevance for literary and ... More


The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The second of three volumes charting the history of the modernist magazine in Britain, North America, and Europe, this book offers a study of the wide and varied range of ‘little magazines’ which ... More


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