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

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

bySuzanne Hobson

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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.

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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 ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.94 × 5.66 × 0.78 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230275397

ISBN - 13:9780230275393

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
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
Bibliography
Index