Modernism, War, and Violence (New Modernisms) by Marina MacKay PDF

By Marina MacKay

The modernist interval used to be an period of global conflict and violent revolution. overlaying quite a lot of authors from Joseph Conrad and Thomas Hardy first and foremost of the interval to Elizabeth Bowen and Samuel Beckett on the finish, this booklet situates modernism's notable literary achievements of their contexts of historic violence, whereas surveying the ways that the relationships among modernism and clash were understood through readers and critics during the last fifty years. starting from the colonial conflicts of the overdue nineteenth century to the area wars and the civil wars in among, and concluding with the institutionalization of modernism within the chilly battle, Modernism, warfare, and Violence offers a place to begin for readers who're new to those themes and provides a accomplished and updated survey of the sector for a extra complex audience.

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