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Author Berman, Jessica Schiff, 1961-

Title Modernist fiction, cosmopolitanism, and the politics of community / Jessica Berman
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Cosmopolitan Communities; CHAPTER 2 Henry James; CHAPTER 3 Marcel Proust; CHAPTER 4 Virginia Woolf; CHAPTER 5 Gertrude Stein; CHAPTER 6 Conclusion; Notes; Index
Summary In this book, Jessica Berman claims that modernist fiction engages directly with early twentieth-century transformations of community and cosmopolitanism. Although modernist writers develop radically different models for social organization, their writings return repeatedly to issues of commonality and shared voice, particularly in relation to dominant discourses of gender and nationality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-234) and index
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Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Political and social views.
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 -- Political and social views.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Political and social views.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Political and social views.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Community life in literature.
Literature and society -- History -- 20th century.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Politics and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00067491
ISBN 0511063741 (electronic bk.)
0511119682 (electronic bk.)
051148500X (ebook)
0521805899 (hbk.)
9780511063749 (electronic bk.)
9780511119682 (electronic bk.)
9780511485008 (ebook)
9780521805896 (hbk.)