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by David Ayers

  • ISBN: 0748620257
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: David Ayers
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (March 1, 2004)
  • Pages: 248 pages
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This book argues that the English literature of the period can be better understood when it is examined in the context of a more local social and literary history.

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The 1920s marked a new era in many aspects of society, literature among them. What this means in the realm of literature is that the books written and published in the 1920s remain current in many senses. The limitations and possibilities of technology are recognizable in these books, as are the economic and social scenarios presented, by and large. Much of the vocabulary of the modern age was coined in the 1920s. There are stark differences in the way people lived a century ago, of course, but there’s enough overlap with our own modern experience to make the literature of that decade resonate powerfully with today’s reader.

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The English literature of the 1920s is commonly treated in terms of its position within European or Anglo-American Modernism. This book argues that the English Literature of the period can be better understood when it is examined in the context of a more local social and literary history. Focusing principally on the novel, it sets modernist works alongside non-modernist and popular forms, looking at the engagement of these texts with social concerns, including sexuality, gender and class politics, Englishness, empire and the cultural pessimism which informed the formation of English as a modern University subject.The book includes studies of D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster as well as Rebecca West, Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley and Sylvia Townsend Warner.

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