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Angels of Modernism By Suzanne Hobson

Angels of Modernism
by Suzanne Hobson

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The angel can be viewed as a signal reference to modernist attempts to accommodate religious languages to self-consciously modern cultures. This book uses the angel to explore the relations between modernist literature and early twentieth-century debates over the secular and/or religious character of the modern age.
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Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960 by Suzanne Hobson

The angel can be viewed as a signal reference to modernist attempts to accommodate religious languages to self-consciously modern cultures. This book uses the angel to explore the relations between modernist literature and early twentieth-century debates over the secular and/or religious character of the modern age.

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About Suzanne Hobson


SUZANNE HOBSON Lecturer in twentieth-Century Literature in the English Department at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She writes mainly on modernist fiction, poetry and theory and on the relations between religion and literature in the early twentieth century. She has published articles on D.H. Lawrence, H.D. and Mina Loy and is the co-editor of The Salt Companion to Mina Loy (Salt 2010). Her first book Modernism, Secularism and Religion: The New Angel (forthcoming Palgrave 2011) explores modernist debates over the religious and/or secular character of the age through the lens of the angel. She is co-organizer of the Modernism Research Seminar (London).

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements Introduction: Twentieth-Century Angelology 'On the Side of the Angels': Historical Angels and Angels of History 'The Angel Club': The Angel versus the Ubermensch 'Angels on All Fours': The Third Sex and Angels with 'A Difference' 'The Necessary Angel of Earth': WWII and the Utopian Imagination Bibliography Index

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GOR009717591
Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960 by Suzanne Hobson
Suzanne Hobson
Used - Like New
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2011-10-26
226
0230275397
9780230275393
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