Modernisms: A Literary Guide

Paperback | January 1, 2009

byPeter Nicholls

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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.

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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-America...

PETER NICHOLLS is Professor of English and American Literature and Director of The Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:406 pages, 8.4 × 5.4 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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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
Coda
Notes
Bibliography
Index