A historical past of the Modernist Novel reassesses the modernist canon and produces a wealth of latest comparative analyses that appreciably revise the novel's background. Drawing on American, English, Irish, Russian, French, and German traditions, top students problem present attitudes approximately realism and modernism and draw new consciousness to way of life and daily items. as well as its exploration of recent types reminiscent of the modernist style novel and experimental old novel, this ebook considers the radical in postcolonial, transnational, and cosmopolitan contexts. A heritage of the Modernist Novel additionally considers the novel's international succeed in whereas suggesting that the epoch of modernism isn't but accomplished.
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Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist (Austin, TX: University of Austin Press, 1981), 3, 31. 4. Chris Baldick, The Modern Movement: 1910–1940, vol. 10 of The Oxford English Literary History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), 5. 5. , 160. 6. , 196. , chapters 7–9 and 391–401. 7. , Fredric Jameson, who speaks of modernism and postmodernism as “two chronological sequels to the moment of realism” in The Antinomies of Realism (London: Verso, 2013), 11. 8. Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary, ed. Leonard Woolf (New York: New American Library, 1968), 65–6.
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In translation, Beckett confronts the unforgiving limits of language as an artistic medium. D. ”50 Baldick suggests not so much an animus against realism as against the realist novel that tended to aﬃrm, often without reﬂection, dominant social norms and political values. The “inward turn” that characterizes so much “high” modernism is less about cultivating inner life as it is about building a bulwark to protect that life from hostile social conditions. ”51 The “inward turn,” as Ritchie Robertson shows in his chapter, does not do away with the reality of social conditions, but refocuses artistic attention on them; inner culture is increasingly ironic, self-aware, mercurial, tied more to the senses and their enjoyment of them than to any ideal sense of achieved Bildung.
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