Literature: Modernism

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf book cover

    Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Modernism and Latin America: Transnational Networks of Literary Exchange book cover

    Modernism and Latin America

    Transnational Networks of Literary Exchange

    By Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    This book is the first in-depth exploration of the relationship between Latin American and European modernisms during the long twentieth century. Drawing on comparative, historical, and postcolonial reading strategies (including archival research), it seeks to reenergize the study of modernism by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Modernism After the Death of God: Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification book cover

    Modernism After the Death of God

    Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification

    By Stephen Kern

    Modernism After the Death of God explores the work of seven influential modernists. Friedrich Nietzsche, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, André Gide, and Martin Heidegger criticized the destructive impact that they believed Christian sexual morality had had or threatened to have on their love life.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Surreal Beckett: Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism book cover

    Surreal Beckett

    Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism

    By Alan Friedman

    Surreal Beckett situates Beckett‘s writings within the context of James Joyce and Surrealism, distinguishing ways in which Beckett forged his own unique path, sometimes in accord with, sometimes at odds with, these two powerful predecessors. Beckett was so deeply enmeshed in Joyce’s circle during…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford

    By Sara Haslam, Laura Colombino

    Taking account of Ford Madox Ford’s entire literary output, this companion brings together prominent Ford specialists to offer an overview of existing Ford scholarship and to suggest new directions in Ford studies. The contributors cover areas relevant to Ford’s fiction, nonfiction and poetry,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The New Fiction: (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers book cover

    The New Fiction

    (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers

    By J.A. Spender

    This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ‘a Philistine’ , Spender argues against the ‘new’ art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion…

    Paperback – 2017-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity book cover

    Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • 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

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