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A heritage of the Modernist Novel reassesses the modernist canon and produces a wealth of latest comparative analyses that notably revise the novel's historical past. Drawing on American, English, Irish, Russian, French, and German traditions, top students problem present attitudes approximately realism and modernism and draw new awareness to lifestyle and daily gadgets. as well as its exploration of latest types akin to the modernist style novel and experimental old novel, this publication considers the unconventional in postcolonial, transnational, and cosmopolitan contexts. A historical past of the Modernist Novel additionally considers the novel's international achieve whereas suggesting that the epoch of modernism isn't really but comprehensive

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63. Tyrus Miller, Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts Between the World Wars (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999), 32. i Modernism and the Challenge to the Real chapter 1 The Aesthetic Novel, from Ouida to Firbank Joseph Bristow “It was Knockespotch,” Mr. Scogan continued, “the great Knockespotch, who delivered us from the dreary tyranny of the realistic novel. My life, Knockespotch said, is not so long that I can afford to spend precious hours writing or reading descriptions of middle-class interiors.

Paul Bowles and Samuel Beckett (New York: Grove Press, 2009), 347. 14. On the expressed and represented worlds, see Mikel Dufrenne, The Phenomenology of Aesthetic Experience, trans. E. S. Casey et al. (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1966), 166–98. 15. , 175. 16. For Jean-Luc Marion, an object (“phenomenon”) reveals itself “unconditionally” in its givenness, in a “pure initiative of appearing”; see JeanLuc Marion, Being Given: Toward a Phenomenology of Givenness, trans. Jeffrey L. Kosky (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002), 174-5.

Jameson, “Postmodernism,” 6. 53. A more disciplined form of this historicism, “the re-enactment of the past in present thought,” was promoted in the 1940s by R. G. Collingwood, in The Idea of History (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1946). 54. Calvin Bedient, The Yeats Brothers and Modernism’s Love of Motion (South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009), 77. On modernist dialectics and motion, see 170. 55. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power, ed. Walter Kaufmann, trans. Walter Kaufmann and R.

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