A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture (Blackwell

The significant other combines a huge grounding within the crucial texts and contexts of the modernist circulation with the original insights of students whose careers were dedicated to the learn of modernism.

An crucial source for college kids and lecturers of modernist literature and culture
Broad in scope and finished in coverage
Includes greater than 60 contributions from one of the most unusual modernist students on each side of the Atlantic
Brings jointly entries on parts of modernist tradition, modern highbrow and aesthetic hobbies, and the entire genres of modernist writing and art
Features 25 essays at the sign texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce’s Ulysses to Zora Neal Hurston’s Their Eyes have been looking at God
Pays shut awareness to either British and American modernism

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Auden, after losing his faith and discovering his vocation as a poet at age 15, returned to the Anglican church in his early thirties. Joyce was a lapsed Catholic. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, a period of Catholic renewal, a number of artists and intellectuals converted to Roman Catholicism, notably two young novelists influenced by modernism, Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene. Even the most agnostic of modern- Religion 25 ists, like Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett, made the problem of religion central to some of their works.

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