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Author Baldick, Chris.

Title The modern movement, 1910-1940 / Chris Baldick.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 477 pages) : illustrations.
Series The Oxford English literary history ; v. 10
Oxford English literary history ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Modern beginnings. -- The modern literary market. -- Modern authorship. -- Modern English usage. -- Modern poetry. Verse technique ; Hardy and Yeats ; Masefield, Brooke, Thomas, and 'Georgian' poetry ; Imagism and after: Pound, Eliot, Sitwell, and Lawrence ; W.H. Auden and the poetry of the thirties ; Trends, anthologies, and reputations. -- Modern drama. From problem play to discussion play ; Comedy of manners: Maugham and Coward ; Historical and verse drama. -- Modern short stories. -- The modern novel: principles and methods. -- The modern novel as social chronicle. Provincial chronicles and sagas ; Condition of England, industrial, and civic novels. -- The modern psychological novel. Realism and the education novel ; High modernism, memory, and consciousness. -- Modern romance, fable, and historical fiction. Romances of truancy ; Historical novels ; Fabulous romances ; Visionary romances. -- Modern satire. Verse satire: Hardy, Eliot, and Sassoon ; Prose satire: Huxley, Waugh, and others. -- Modern essays, biographies, memoirs, and travel books. -- Modern entertainment: forms of light reading. Detective fiction ; The thriller ; Romantic love stories ; Comical prose fiction. -- England and the English. Names for England ; England epitomized ; England explored ; The English character ; The English abroad. -- The Great War. Survivals of heroic literature ; Four phases of war-writing ; Passivity, martyrology, and war myths. -- Childhood and youth. -- Sex and sexualities. Sex-talk in the Freudian age ; Realism, deviance, and censorship ; Erotic writing. -- Retrospect: Three decades of modern realism.
Note Print version record.
Subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English literature. (OCoLC)fst00911989
Modernisme (cultuur)
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Baldick, Chris. Modern movement, 1910-1940. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 0198183100 (OCoLC)60570069
ISBN 142942124X (electronic bk.)
9781429421249 (electronic bk.)
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