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This significant other has lengthy been a customary advent to the sector. Now totally up-to-date and improved with 4 new chapters, it addresses the most important issues being researched, taught and studied in modernism this present day. Its interdisciplinary technique is critical to its good fortune because it brings jointly readings of the numerous kinds of modernism. Chapters tackle the main literary genres, the highbrow, spiritual and political contexts, and parallel advancements in movie, portray and song. The disaster of the 1st international struggle, the emergence of feminism, the race for empire, the clash between sessions: the essays convey how those occasions and situations formed aesthetic and literary experiments. In doing so, they clarify basically either the best formal recommendations in language, photo, scene and tone, and the wide old stipulations of a stream that aspired to remodel culture.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Michael Levenson
1. The metaphysics of modernism Michael Bell
2. The cultural economic climate of modernism Lawrence Rainey
3. The modernist novel David Trotter
4. sleek poetry James Longenbach
5. Modernism in drama Christopher Innes
6. The politics of tradition Sara Blair
7. Modernism and faith Pericles Lewis
8. Mass tradition Allison Pease
9. Modernism and gender Marianne DeKoven
10. Musical causes Daniel Albright
11. The visible arts Glen MacLeod
12. movie Michael Wood
13. Colonial modernism Elleke Boehmer and Steven Matthews
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With no expenses to cover (the event was offered "by the kind permission" of the Glenconners), Pound might earn between £50 and £60. Equally vital, however, was the effort to endow the lectures with an aura of aristocratic glitter, to distinguish them from mere offerings of the contemporary economy. Programs were not posted in public places, but privately distributed; tickets were not commodities to be purchased, but favors to be courteously requested ("TICKETS may be had on application to Lady Low," the program stated; Lady Low lived just off Kensington Gardens and hosted "evenings at home" for a circle of upper middle-class intellectuals including G.

3 2 In many respects, the Dial mediated between the Little Review and Vanity Fair. 33 Indeed, at times all three journals were publishing the same material: the spring 1922 issue of the Little Review was devoted to works by Brancusi, the May number of Vanity Fair showed photographs of the same works, while the November issue of the Dial reproduced Brancusi's Golden Bird for the third time in the same year. Its mediating role was also apparent in editorial policy. While the Little Review boasted its intransigent aestheticism on the masthead ("no compromise with the public taste"), the Dial was more cautious: in a letter of November 1922 Thayer told his managing editor that he wished to publish works that "have aesthetic value and are not commercially suicidal" (author's italics).

Both are included in Selected Writings of Edward Carpenter, vol. I, Sex (London: GMP, 1984). Dorothy Richardson, "Continuous Performance: The Film gone Male", reprinted in The Gender of Modernism, ed. Bonnie Kime Scott (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990), p. 424. Cambridge Companions Online © Cambridge University Press, 2006 MICHAEL BELL 55 See Georg Lukacs, The Meaning of Contemporary Realism, trans. John and Neike Mander (London: Merlin Press, 1963). 56 Nietzsche, Birth of Tragedy, p.

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