By Sara J. Ford
Literary modernists inherited a self that used to be fallible, a self that used to be noticeable as an finally failed gesture of expression, and all through a lot sleek literature is a feeling of disillusionment with extra conventional notions of selfhood. As extra traditional methods of brooding about realization turned untenable, so too did traditional versions of creative expression.This booklet indicates how Stein and Stevens offer strong examples of this contemporary try to level the hot subject.
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Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens: The Performance of Modern Consciousness (Studies in Major Literary Authors) by Sara J. Ford