Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism

Hardcover | November 15, 2009

byTammy Clewell

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Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects.

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Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects.

TAMMY CLEWELL is Associate Professor of English at Kent State University, USA. Her work has appeared in Modern Fiction Studies, College Literature, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, and Literature/Film Quarterly.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.87 × 5.67 × 0.66 inPublished:November 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230231942

ISBN - 13:9780230231948

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Table of Contents

Contents * Introduction: Rethinking Loss--Remapping the Modernist and Postmodernist Novel *
Woolf, the Great War, and Consolation Refused * Economies of Loss in Faulkners Fiction * The Country House and Waughs Nostalgia Revisited * The Sexual Politics of Mourning in Donoghue and Winterson * Notes * Index