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The Modern Movement - The Oxford English Literary History Volume 10 1910 - 1940

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Very good like new condition with little to no wear

This exciting new volume provides a freshly inclusive account of literature in England in the period before, during, and after the First World War. Chris Baldick places the modernist achievements of Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce within the rich context of non-modernist writings across all major genres, allowing 'high' literary art to be read against the background of 'low' entertainment. Looking well beyond the modernist vanguard, Baldick highlights the survival andrenewal of realist traditions in these decades of post-Victorian disillusionment. Ranging widely across psychological novels, war poems, detective stories, satires, and children's books, The Modern Movement provides a unique survey of the literature of this turbulent time.

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Author(s):
Baldick, Chris
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199288348
ISBN-13:
9780199288342
Number of pages:
477
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Very good like new condition with little to no wear

This exciting new volume provides a freshly inclusive account of literature in England in the period before, during, and after the First World War. Chris Baldick places the modernist achievements of Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce within the rich context of non-modernist writings across all major genres, allowing 'high' literary art to be read against the background of 'low' entertainment. Looking well beyond the modernist vanguard, Baldick highlights the survival andrenewal of realist traditions in these decades of post-Victorian disillusionment. Ranging widely across psychological novels, war poems, detective stories, satires, and children's books, The Modern Movement provides a unique survey of the literature of this turbulent time.

Author(s):
Baldick, Chris
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0199288348
ISBN-13:
9780199288342
Number of pages:
477
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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