Download e-book for kindle: Dreams of Modernity: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Cinema by Laura Marcus

By Laura Marcus

ISBN-10: 1107044960

ISBN-13: 9781107044968

ISBN-10: 1107622956

ISBN-13: 9781107622951

Laura Marcus is among the prime literary critics of modernist literature and tradition. desires of Modernity: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Cinema covers the interval from round 1880 to 1930, whilst modernity as a sort of social and cultural lifestyles fed into the beginnings of modernism as a cultural shape. Railways, cinema, psychoanalysis and the literature of detection - and their influence on smooth sensibility - are 4 of the executive topics explored. Marcus additionally stresses the creativity of modernist girls writers, together with H. D., Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf. The overriding topics of this paintings undergo at the realizing of the early 20th century as a transitional age, therefore elevating the query of ways 'the moderns' understood the stipulations in their personal modernity.

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