A historical past of the Modernist Novel reassesses the modernist canon and produces a wealth of latest comparative analyses that greatly revise the novel's historical past. Drawing on American, English, Irish, Russian, French, and German traditions, major students problem current attitudes approximately realism and modernism and draw new consciousness to daily life and daily gadgets. as well as its exploration of latest varieties comparable to the modernist style novel and experimental ancient novel, this booklet considers the unconventional in postcolonial, transnational, and cosmopolitan contexts. A historical past of the Modernist Novel additionally considers the novel's worldwide succeed in whereas suggesting that the epoch of modernism isn't but comprehensive.
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In David Bradshaw’s chapter. 2. ” For the purposes of this History, which concerns a single genre, rather than a cultural movement (modernism), the 1880s strike me as a reasonable starting point and the early 1950s a good place to stop. It would take another volume to explore the global modernist novel in the late twentieth century. 3. M. M. Bakhtin, The Dialogic Imagination, ed. Michael Holquist, trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist (Austin, TX: University of Austin Press, 1981), 3, 31. 4.
52. 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.
Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007). Michael Valdez Moses, The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), vii. See Wallerstein, The Modern World-System, 3 vols. (New York: Academic Press, 1974), and World Systems Analysis: An Introduction (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004); Stephen Shapiro, The Culture and Commerce of the Early American Novel: Reading the Atlantic World-System (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008).