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Continuities and New Voices

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/9780748634743.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the changes brought to modernist art as a result of the First and Second World Wars, one of which was the contribution of the women writers who became popular during the ... More


1916, Flanders, London, Dublin: ‘Everything Has Gone Well’

Randall Stevenso

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/9780748620111.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the pressures on language, print and communication during the early twentieth century, pinpointing the effects of the war that were illustrated in The Times and explaining why ... More


Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Though they were born a generation apart, Joseph Conrad and James Joyce shared similar life experiences and similar literary preoccupations. Both left their home countries at a relatively young age ... More


Reclaiming the Modernists, Reclaiming the Modern

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Catholics involved in literary work reimagined their place in the cultural and intellectual landscape, a reimagining forged by the twentieth-century's cataclysms and the ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Gerri Kimber, Todd Martin, and Christine Froula (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Katherine Mansfield’s ardent overture to Virginia Woolf launched a historic friendship of mutual admiration and fascination shot through with wary misunderstandings, rivalry, and envy. These ... More


Whither Scotland? Politics and Society between the Wars

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/9780748634743.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the political developments during the 1920s and 1930s, focusing particularly on the concern over the increasingly depressed social and economic condition of Scotland. This ... More


A “Bloodless and Pernicious Pest”: The Middlebrow’s “Common Man” in the Essays of Virginia Woolf

Martin Winquist

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Woolf's antagonism toward the “middle brow,” the all-too-common reader who mistakenly believes that she/he actually knows something about literature. It considers a number of ... More


Out of the Depths: Visions and Guiding Spirits

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter compares the ways in which modernist Hebrew writers such as Yosef Chaim Brenner and Uri Nissan Gnessin employ and activate religious texts and motifs in order to express religious ... More


Gertrude Stein Talking

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/9780816667543.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on modernist writer Gertrude Stein. Stein’s lectures offered a refinement and crystallization of her pragmatist and radically empiricist aesthetics—in the light of her experience ... More


Su Tong and Zhang Yimou: Women’s Places in Raise the Red Lantern

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

in Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter compares the aesthetic and ideological connections between two mid-1980s movements: Experimental Modernist Fiction writers and Fifth Generation filmmakers. Just like Ang Lee, Zhang Yimou ... More


Wonder and Decay: Djuna Barnes’s New York

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/9780816667543.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Djuna Barnes, a conventionally modernist writer. It argues that Barnes’s much-noted baroque literary style can be traced not to the interwar movement of the neobaroque in ... More


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