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By Victoria Rosner

ISBN-10: 0231133049

ISBN-13: 9780231133043

ISBN-10: 0231133057

ISBN-13: 9780231133050

Modernism and the structure of non-public lifestyles bargains a daring new review of the function of the family sphere in modernist literature, structure, and layout. Elegantly synthesizing modernist literature with architectural plans, room designs, and ornamental artwork, Victoria Rosner's paintings explores the collaborations between smooth British writers, inside designers, and designers in redefining the shape, functionality, and which means of middle-class deepest existence. Drawing on a bunch of formerly unexamined archival assets and works via figures akin to E. M. Forster, Roger Fry, Oscar Wilde, James McNeill Whistler, and Virginia Woolf, Rosner highlights the participation of modernist literature within the construction of an experimental, embodied, and unstructured deepest existence, which we proceed to symbolize as "modern."

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