New PDF release: Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice

By David M. Earle

ISBN-10: 0754661547

ISBN-13: 9780754661542

ISBN-10: 1472485106

ISBN-13: 9781472485106

within the first half the 20th century, modernist works seemed not just in vague little magazines and books released via tiny specific presses but in addition in literary reprint magazines of the Nineteen Twenties, tawdry pulp magazines of the Nineteen Thirties, and lurid paperbacks of the Nineteen Forties. In his nuanced exploration of the publishing and advertising of modernist works, David M. Earle questions how and why modernist literature got here to be considered because the particular purview of a cultural elite given its availability in such renowned boards. As he examines sensational and renowned manifestations of modernism, in addition to their reception through critics and readers, Earle offers a strategy for reconciling previously separate or contradictory materialist, cultural, visible, and modernist methods to avant-garde literature. principal to Earle's cutting edge process is his attention of the actual points of the books and magazines - covers, dirt wrappers, illustrations, fee - which turn into texts of their personal correct. Richly illustrated and accessibly written, Earle's examine indicates that modernism emerged in a publishing surroundings that used to be either richer and extra advanced than has been formerly documented.

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