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Author Schoenbach, Lisi.

Title Pragmatic modernism / Lisi Schoenbach
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]


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 W'PONDS  809.919 S3653/P  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 197 pages ; 25 cm
Series Modernist literature & culture
Modernist literature & culture.
Contents Modernist habit -- 'Peaceful and exciting' : habit, shock, and Gertrude Stein's pragmatic modernism -- Interlude : Jamesian institutions -- Prediction theories : 'The path of the law', The wings of the dove, and the engagement with temporality -- A Jamesian state : The American scene and 'the working of Democratic institutions' -- Proustian habit and pragmatic modernism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Philosophy.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Philosophy.
Modernism (Literature)
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Aesthetics)
Habit (Philosophy)
Social change -- Philosophy.
LC no. 2011005303
ISBN 9780195389845 (acid-free paper)
0195389840 (acid-free paper)