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Author Harding, Desmond, 1967-

Title Writing the city : urban visions & literary modernism / Desmond Harding
Published New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Literary criticism and cultural theory
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Contents "Saxa Loquuntur": the modernist city -- Dubliners: the city betrayed -- Grave memories: the epitaphic consciousness of "The dead" -- The metropolitan consciousness of A portrait of the artist as a young man -- Ulysses and Manhattan transfer: a poetics of transatlantic literary modernism
Summary This work examines and challenges the traditional transatlantic axis, London-Paris-New York, that marks the intersection between western thinking about the City and the advent of literary modernism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-214) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Knowledge -- Dublin (Ireland)
Cities and towns in literature.
City and town life in literature.
Comparative literature -- American and Irish
Comparative literature -- Irish and American
Modernism (Literature) -- Ireland.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Dublin (Ireland) -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002010035
ISBN 0203500865 (electronic bk.)
9780203500866 (electronic bk.)