Modernism

An Anthology

Author: Lawrence Rainey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0631204482

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1181

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"Modernism: An Anthology" is the most comprehensive anthology of Anglo-American modernism ever to be published. The giants of modernist literature - James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Samuel Beckett - are amply represented, along with another 20 Anglo-American writers. In addition, the book features a generous selection of texts by avant-garde thinkers and writers from the Continent. These enable the reader to trace modernism's interaction with the Futurists, the Dadaists, the Surrealists, and the Frankfurt School. Supported by helpful annotations and an extensive bibliography, this "Anthology" allows readers to encounter anew the extraordinary revolution in language that utterly transformed the aesthetics of the modern world.
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New Insights Into the Novels of R.K. Narayan

Author: M. K. Bhatnagar

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126901784

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Page: 290

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R.K. Narayan S Career As A Novelist And Short Story Writer Spans Almost Eight Decades From Swami And Friends (1935) To Grandmother S Tale (1992) Until His Death On 13 May 2001 At The Ripe Age Of 95. His Distinctive Sense Of Humour, His Trade Mark Irony, His Bemused, Knowing, Overseeing Perspective, His Rootedness In Religion And Family Values And His Inescapable Capturing Of The Essence Of Indian Sensibility All Have Been Looked At From A Refreshingly New Perspective, Hitherto Only Partly Touched Or Left Unexplored And Unattempted. New Insights Into The Guide, The Maneater Of Malgudi, A Tiger For Malgudi, Waiting For The Mahatma, The Dark Room Exploit Freshly-Forged Tools Of Critical Analysis Comparative, Structural, New Historical , Feminist, Bakhtinian, Post-Colonial And Socio-Cultural And Ethical.A Welcome Addition To The Extant Critical Scholarship On R.K. Narayan S Ouevre.A Lucid Discussion Of New Dimensions In Literary Theory Through Well-Argued, Illustrative Analysis Of Popular Texts.A Scholarly Elucidation Of The Sociology Of Hinduism As Reflected In Popular Fiction.An Indispensable Source-Book For Students, Researchers, Teachers, Scholars In Inter-Related Fields Like Literary Criticism, Theory Of Literature, Indian Philosophy, Customs And Thought-Patterns, Besides Social Anthropology And Sociology.
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Postcolonial Discourses

An Anthology

Author: Gregory Castle

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631210054

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 556

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Emphasising the increasingly regional or national approach to the legacies of colonialism, this Reader provides an entirely new way for students to engage with an important and complex area of discourse.
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The History of British Women's Writing, 1920-1945

Volume Eight

Author: M. Joannou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137292172

Category: Social Science

Page: 316

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Featuring sixteen contributions from recognized authorities in their respective fields, this superb new mapping of women's writing ranges from feminine middlebrow novels to Virginia Woolf's modernist aesthetics, from women's literary journalism to crime fiction, and from West End drama to the literature of Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
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Continental Aesthetics

Romanticism to Postmodernism: An Anthology

Author: Richard Kearney,David Rasmussen

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 9780631216117

Category: Philosophy

Page: 476

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This comprehensive anthology provides a collection of classic and contemporary readings in continental aesthetics. Extending from romanticism through modernism to postmodernism, the volume includes landmark texts that have sparked renewed interest in aesthetics, including works by Kant, Nietzsche, Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre, Lukács, Habermas, Foucault, Kristeva, and Derrida. The range and significance of the primary sources presented, together with the editors' introductions, make this volume essential for anyone interested in aesthetics or philosophy of art.
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Irish literature, 1750-1900

an anthology

Author: Julia M. Wright

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 586

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Over the past twenty years, interest in Irish literature has risen dramatically across the globe. Irish Literature, 1750-1900: An Anthology presents in one volume the rich body of Irish writing between the Enlightenment and Modernism. Provides the full text of short plays, fiction, and poetry by a wide selection of prominent writers, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Maria Edgeworth, Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, Samuel Ferguson, Lady Jane Wilde, and Oscar Wilde Features a selection of collaboratively authored works by the Edgeworths, the Banims, and the Kavanaghs, as well as excerpts from collaborative publications such as Paddy’s Resource and The Nation Includes substantial selections from Ireland's women writers, as well as Ulster poets and writers who emigrated to North America during this period Offers a variety of helpful features for students, including a chronology of historical events and major literary works of the era
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