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By David Bradshaw, Kevin J. H. Dettmar

ISBN-10: 0631204350

ISBN-13: 9780631204350

The Companion combines a wide grounding within the crucial texts and contexts of the modernist flow with the original insights of students whose careers were dedicated to the examine of modernism.

  • An crucial source for college students and academics of modernist literature and culture
  • Broad in scope and complete in coverage
  • Includes greater than 60 contributions from the most extraordinary modernist students on either side of the Atlantic
  • Brings jointly entries on components of modernist tradition, modern highbrow and aesthetic pursuits, and all of the genres of modernist writing and art
  • Features 25 essays at the sign texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce’s Ulysses to Zora Neal Hurston’s Their Eyes have been observing God
  • Pays shut realization to either British and American modernism

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H. Lawrence: A Biography. New York: Knopf. Morris, Adalaide Kirby (1974). Wallace Stevens: Imagination and Faith. : Princeton University Press. Nietzsche, Friedrich (1974). The Gay Science, trans. Walter Kaufmann. New York: Vintage. Ricks, Christopher (1988). T. S. Eliot and Prejudice. London: Faber and Faber. Stevens, Wallace (1997). Collected Poetry and Prose, ed. Frank Kermode and Joan Richardson. New York: Library of America. 28 Pericles Lewis Wilson, A. N. (2000). God’s Funeral: A Biography of Faith and Doubt in Western Civilization.

H. Lawrence and the Bible. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Yeats, W. B. (1989). The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, rev. , ed. Richard J. Finneran. New York: Macmillan. 3 Politics Tyrus Miller “The politics of modernism” is an intensely controversial topic, precisely because it touches upon so many fundamental questions of modernism’s conceptual definition, historical context, critical reception, and cultural impact. ” To others, modernism appears to reject democratic values and advance an intrinsically elitist world-view with an elective affinity for fascism and imperialism.

The chapter on “the moral sense in dreams” insists that no agreement exists about the links between dreams and morality: Freud notices “remarkable inconsistencies” in most writers. From the unpalatable content of some dreams, one may conclude that we are all ineluctably wicked – and as to those who believe that the “categorical imperative” extends into dreams, Freud hopes that these Kantian dreamers do not have dreams that would force them to renounce their belief in morals (Freud 1965: 100)!

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