Download PDF by Ann L. Ardis: Modernism and Cultural Conflict, 1880–1922

By Ann L. Ardis

ISBN-10: 0521052556

ISBN-13: 9780521052559

ISBN-10: 0521812062

ISBN-13: 9780521812061

In Modernism and Cultural clash, Ann Ardis questions mostly held perspectives of the novel nature of literary modernism. She positions the coterie of writers concentrated round Pound, Eliot and Joyce as one amongst a few teams in Britain cause on redefining the cultural paintings of literature on the flip of the 20th century. Ardis emphasizes the ways that modernists secured their cultural centrality, she records their help of mainstream attitudes towards technological know-how, their retreat from a meant valuing of scandalous sexuality within the wake of Oscar Wilde's trials in 1895, and the conservative cultural and sexual politics masked via their radical formalist poetics. She recovers key cases of competition to modernist self-fashioning in British socialism and feminism of the interval. Ardis is going directly to think of how literary modernism's upward thrust to aesthetic prominence cleared the path for the institutionalization of English reports during the devaluation of different aesthetic practices.

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