A Handbook of Modernism Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks) by Jean-Michel Rabaté

By Jean-Michel Rabaté

That includes the newest learn findings and exploring the attention-grabbing interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new selection of essays offers scholars a deeper take hold of of key texts in modernist literature.

• offers a wealth of unpolluted views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the newest examine data
• Adopts an unique and artistic thematic method of the topic, with suggestions corresponding to race, legislation, gender, type, time, and beliefs forming the constitution of the collection
• Explores present and ongoing debates at the hyperlinks among the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians
• unearths the profound ways that modernist authors have encouraged key thinkers, and vice versa

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Moreover, some of the novels that attempt to capture individual subjective consciousness in all its idiosyncratic intensity depict characters in the act of unconsciously denying or defending themselves against certain kinds of awareness, and the role of the author is to dramatize that denial without editorializing about it. May Sinclair’s novels often do this, as do the stories and novels of James Joyce. A succinct example may be found in Dujardin’s Les lauriers sonts coup´es, when the protagonist, Daniel Prince, passing Place Clichy, remembers an encounter with a prostitute that must have been his own, but from what must be some combination of shame and disgust, he identifies the man kneeling in her bed only as ‘‘the beast’’: ‘‘hurry up; long, dismal walls, without a Streams Beyond Consciousness 37 break; deeper shadow on the roadway; street girls now, three street girls talking; they don’t notice me; one very young and frail, with shameless eyes, and what lips!

5: 272–285. 2 Streams Beyond Consciousness Stylistic Immediacy in the Modernist Novel Vicki Mahaffey In Rose Macaulay’s 1926 novel Crewe Train, Arnold writes and publishes a novel that he is particularly eager for his wife, Denham, to like, because he identifies her with the female protagonist in his novel. Denham, however, objects to the way the protagonist thinks, especially in the following passage: A woodpecker, that’s a woodpecker, because the woodpecker would peck her, why did the lobster blush, because it saw the salad dressing, no, because the table had cedar legs: can’t remember the questions, only the answers.

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