Literature: Modernism

  • Music and Language in Modernist Literature: Musical Modernism book cover

    Music and Language in Modernist Literature

    Musical Modernism

    By Katherine O'Callaghan

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Rethinking G.K. Chesterton and Literary Modernism: Parody, Performance, and Popular Culture book cover

    Rethinking G.K. Chesterton and Literary Modernism

    Parody, Performance, and Popular Culture

    By Michael Shallcross

    This book studies the relationship between the work of G.K. Chesterton and a range of key literary modernists. When Chesterton and modernism have previously been considered in relation to one another the dynamic has been figured as one of mutual hostility, grounded in Chesterton’s advocacy of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace

  • The Centrality of Crime Fiction in American Literary Culture book cover

    The Centrality of Crime Fiction in American Literary Culture

    Edited by Alfred Bendixen, Olivia Carr Edenfield

    This collection of essays by leading scholars insists on a larger recognition of the importance and diversity of crime fiction in U.S. literary traditions. Instead of presenting the genre as the property of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, this book maps a larger territory which includes the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Dada & Surrealism book cover

    Dada & Surrealism

    By C. W. E. Bigsby

    First published in 1972, the work provides an introduction to Dada and Surrealism. It explores the two movements and their cultural significance. It also looks at those who called themselves Dadaists and Surrealists, including their aims and achievements. In doing so, the book identifies the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Modernist World book cover

    The Modernist World

    Edited by Allana Lindgren, Stephen Ross

    The Modernist World is an accessible yet cutting edge volume which redraws the boundaries and connections among interdisciplinary and transnational modernisms. Over 60 new essays are equally divided to address literature, visual arts, theatre, dance, architecture, music and film, …

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets book cover

    Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India: Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh book cover

    Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India

    Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh

    By Tania Roy

    Examining works by Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, and Vikram Seth through the lens of T.W. Adorno's poetics of lateness, Tania Roy reads the category of late style in terms of the "belated" literatures and cultures of the postcolonial world. When does artistic or literary failure become the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Surrealism and the Gothic: Castles of the Interior book cover

    Surrealism and the Gothic

    Castles of the Interior

    By Neil Matheson

    Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book-length analysis of the role played by the gothic in both the initial emergence of surrealism and at key moments in its subsequent development as an art and literary movement. The book argues the strong and sustained influence, not only of the classic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • The Phenomenology of Autobiography: Making it Real book cover

    The Phenomenology of Autobiography

    Making it Real

    By Arnaud Schmitt

    Taking a fresh look at the state of autobiography as a genre, The Phenomenology of Autobiography: Making it Real takes a deep dive into the experience of the reader. Dr. Schmitt argues that current trends in the field of life writing have taken the focus away from the text and the initial purpose…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900 book cover

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Proust at the Movies book cover

    Proust at the Movies

    By Martine Beugnet, Marion Schmid

    Film established itself as an artistic form of expression at the same time that Proust started work on his masterpiece, A la recherche du temps perdu. If Proust apparently took little interest in what he described as a poor avatar of reductive, mimetic representation, the resonances between his own…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

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