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By Sean Latham,Gayle Rogers

ISBN-10: 1472523776

ISBN-13: 9781472523778

ISBN-10: 1472531248

ISBN-13: 9781472531247

What precisely is "modernism”? and the way and why has its definition replaced over time?

Modernism: Evolution of an Idea is the 1st e-book to track the improvement of the time period "modernism” from cultural debates within the early 20th century to the dynamic modern box of modernist experiences. instead of assuming and recounting the contributions of modernism's leader literary and inventive figures, this e-book makes a speciality of severe formulations and reception via subject matters such as:

- The evolution of "modernism” from a pejorative time period in highbrow arguments, via its condemnation by means of Pope Pius X in 1907, and directly to its next centrality to definitions of recent artwork through T. S. Eliot, Laura driving and Robert Graves, F. R. Leavis, Edmund Wilson, and Clement Greenberg
- New feedback and its legacies within the formation of the modernist canon in anthologies, study rooms, and literary histories
- The transferring conceptions of modernism in the course of the upward thrust of gender and race reviews, French thought, Marxist feedback, postmodernism, and more
- the hot Modernist reports and its modern engagements with the politics, associations, and plenty of cultures of modernism internationally

With a word list of key phrases and routine and a capacious severe bibliography, this can be a vital survey for college kids and students operating in modernist reports in any respect levels.

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