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Author Cooper, John Xiros, 1944-

Title Modernism and the culture of market society / John Xiros Cooper
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 289 pages)
Contents Approaching modernism -- Ideology -- Permanent revolution -- Epistemology of the market -- Bloody farce -- A variegated daguerreotype -- The unnameable -- Childhood as resistance -- Artisanal production, Ulysses, and the circulation of goods -- History and the postpsychological self in The waste land -- La bohème : Lewis, Stein, Barnes -- Bloomsbury nation
Summary Cooper argues that in their personal relationships, gender roles and sexual contacts, the Modernist avant-garde epitomised the impact of capitalism on everyday life. He explores this provocative theme across a wide range of Modernist authors, including Joyce, Eliot, Stein and Barnes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-280) and index
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Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- English-speaking countries.
Capitalism and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.
Consumption (Economics) in literature.
Economics in literature.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- English-speaking countries.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
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