A succinct but authoritative analysis of the most important literary innovations of the last hundred years, which explains the pan-European origins of the radical literary changes which occurred in the novel, poetry and drama.
A succinct but authoritative analysis of one of the most important literary innovations of the last hundred years. This guide explains the pan-European origins of the radical literary changes which occurred in the novel, poetry and drama.
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"In attempting to answer the question "what is modernism?" Childs moves gracefully from considerations of Adorno, to Barthes, to Habermas, to Showalter, to Wittgenstein." -Victorian Poetry
About Peter Childs
Peter Childs is Professor in Modern English at the University of Gloucestershire. He is the author of many books on literature post-1900, including The Twentieth Century in Poetry (1998).
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Interpreting and Changing 2. Genres, Art and Film 3. Texts, Contexts, Intertexts
Modernism by Peter Childs
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