Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960 by S. HobsonAngels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960 by S. Hobson

Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960

byS. Hobson

Hardcover | October 26, 2011

Pricing and Purchase Info

$121.06 online 
$136.50 list price save 11%
Earn 605 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


The angel can be viewed as a signal reference to modernist attempts to accommodate religious languages to self-consciously modern cultures. This book uses the angel to explore the relations between modernist literature and early twentieth-century debates over the secular and/or religious character of the modern age.
SUZANNE HOBSON is Lecturer in twentieth-Century Literature in the English Department at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She writes mainly on modernist fiction, poetry and theory and on the relations between religion and literature in the early twentieth century. She has published articles on D.H. Lawrence, H.D. and Mina Loy and ...
Title:Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pagesPublished:October 26, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230275397

ISBN - 13:9780230275393


Table of Contents

Introduction: Twentieth-Century Angelology
'On the Side of the Angels': Historical Angels and Angels of History
'The Angel Club': The Angel versus the Ubermensch
'Angels on All Fours': The Third Sex and Angels with 'A Difference'
'The Necessary Angel of Earth': WWII and the Utopian Imagination