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Author Matz, Jesse.

Title Literary impressionism and modernist aesthetics / Jesse Matz
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 278 pages)
Contents Impressions of modernity -- Pater's homoerotic impression -- The woman of genius. "Call down Dolly" ; Proust in Eulalie's bedroom ; Conrad's distant laborer ; Ford's peasant cabman -- Woolf's phenomenological impression -- Three impressionist allegories
Summary Matz examines the writing of such modernists as James, Conrad and Woolf, who used the word impression to describe what they wanted their fiction to present. This study addresses the problems of perception and representation that occupied writers in the early decades of the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-274) and index
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Subject Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922. À la recherche du temps perdu.
Aesthetics, Modern.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Impressionism in literature.
Modernism (Literature) -- France.
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001025134
ISBN 0511017839 (electronic bk.)
9780511017834 (electronic bk.)