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Author Ardis, Ann L., 1957-

Title Modernism and cultural conflict, 1880-1922 / Ann L. Ardis
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 187 pages)
Contents Introduction: Rethinking Modernism, remapping the turn of the twentieth century -- Beatrice Webb and the 'serious' artist -- Inventing literary tradition, ghosting Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Fin de Sic̀ˆle -- The Lost Girl, Tarr, and the 'Moment' of Modernism -- Mapping the middlebrow in Edwardian England -- 'Life is not composed of watertight compartments': the New Age's Critique of Modernist Literary Specialization -- Conclusion: Modernism and English studies in history
Summary Ardis questions commonly held views of the radical nature of literary modernism. She positions the coterie of writers centered around Pound, Eliot, and Joyce as one among a number of groups in Britain intent on redefining the cultural work of literature at the turn of the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index
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Subject Culture conflict in literature.
Culture conflict -- Great Britain.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002067060
ISBN 0511064551 (electronic bk.)
051112032X (electronic bk.)
0521812062 (hbk.)
9780511064555 (electronic bk.)
9780511120329 (electronic bk.)