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What Ever Happened to Modernism?


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What Ever Happened to Modernism? - Josipovici, Gabriel
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The quality of today's literary writing arouses the strongest opinions. For novelist and critic Gabriel Josipovici, the contemporary novel in English is profoundly disappointing - a poor relation of its groundbreaking Modernist forebears. This agile and passionate book asks why. Modernism, Josipovici suggests, is only superficially a reaction to industrialization or a revolution in diction and form; essentially, it is art coming to consciousness of its own limits and responsibilities. And its origins are to be sought not in ...

What Ever Happened to Modernism? 2011, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300178005


What Ever Happened to Modernism? 2010, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300165777