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Modernisms: A Literary Guide

byPeter Nicholls

Paperback | November 18, 2008

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Peter Nicholls provides original analytic accounts of the main Modernist movements. Close readings of key texts monitor the histories of Futurism, Expressionism, Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism. This new edition includes discussion of the recent research trends, examination of developments in the US, and a new chapter on African-American Modernisms.
PETER NICHOLLS is Professor of English and American Literature and Director of The Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex, UK.
Title:Modernisms: A Literary GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.86 inPublished:November 18, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230506763

ISBN - 13:9780230506763

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.- List of Abbreviations.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction: Of a Certain Tone.- Ironies of the Modern.- Breaking the Rules: Symbolism in France.- Decadence and the Art of Death.- Paths to the Future.- A Metaphysics of Modernity: Marinetti and Italian Futurism.- Other Spaces: French Cubism and Russian Futurism.- Cruel Structures: The Development of Expressionism.- Modernity and the `Men of 1914'.- At a Tangent: Other Modernisms.- African American Modernism.- From Fantasy to Structure: Dada and Neo-Classicism.- Other Times: The Narratives of High Modernism.- Death and Desire: The Surrealist Adventure.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.