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Guided by the historical semantics developed in Raymond Williams' pioneering study of cultural vocabulary, Modernism: Keywords presents a series of short entries on words used with frequency and urgency in “written modernism,” tracking cultural and literary debates and transformative moments of change.

Short-listed for The Modernist Studies Association 2015 Book Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection

  • Highlights and exposes the salient controversies and changing cultural thought at the heart of modernism
  • Goes beyond constructions of “plural modernisms” to reveal all modernist writing as overlapping and interactive in a simultaneous and interlocking mix
  • Draws from a vast compilation of more than a thousand sources, ranging from vernacular prose to experimental literary forms
  • Spans the “long” modernist period, from its incipient beginnings c.1880 to its post-WWII aftermath
  • Approaches English written modernism in its own terms, tempering explanations of modernism often derived from European poets and painters
  • Models research techniques based on digital databases and collaborative work in the humanities
  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Book series: Keywords in Literature and Culture (KILC).
  • Ean Code: 9781118325964
  • ISBN: 9781118325964
  • Publisher: WILEY-BLACKWELL
  • E-Book type: PDF
  • Author: Alexandra Peat
  • Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
  • Format: pdf
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