Ayers, David.

Modernism : a short introduction / David Ayers. - Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004. - xii, 153 p. ; 24 cm. - Blackwell introductions to literature. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

H.D., Ezra Pound and imagism -- T.S. Eliot and modernist reading -- 'The waste land', Nancy Cunard, and Mina Loy -- Wallace Stevens and romantic legacy -- Wyndham Lewis : genius and art -- James Joyce : Ulysses and love -- D.H. Lawrence : jazz and life -- Virginia Woolf : art and class -- The modernity of Adorno and Benjamin -- The post-structuralist inflection. Table of contents

Summary:
Presents an overview of some of the central texts of literary Modernism. This work includes discussion of major authors, including T S Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D H Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H D.



1405108533 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1405131721 1405108541 (hardcover : alk. paper) 9781405108539

2003025564


English literature--History and criticism.--20th century
Modernism (Literature)--English-speaking countries
American literature--History and criticism.--20th century

PR478.M6 / A98 2004

809.04 / AYM 2004

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