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A background of the Modernist Novel reassesses the modernist canon and produces a wealth of recent comparative analyses that appreciably revise the novel's heritage. Drawing on American, English, Irish, Russian, French, and German traditions, prime students problem latest attitudes approximately realism and modernism and draw new cognizance to daily life and daily items. as well as its exploration of recent kinds similar to the modernist style novel and experimental ancient novel, this booklet considers the unconventional in postcolonial, transnational, and cosmopolitan contexts. A heritage of the Modernist Novel additionally considers the novel's worldwide achieve whereas suggesting that the epoch of modernism isn't but complete.

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Chapters 7–9 and 391–401. 7. , Fredric Jameson, who speaks of modernism and postmodernism as “two chronological sequels to the moment of realism” in The Antinomies of Realism (London: Verso, 2013), 11. 8. Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary, ed. Leonard Woolf (New York: New American Library, 1968), 65–6. 9. Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, vol. 2, 161. 10. On the importance of “everyday life” – and the object matter encountered in lived experience – see Henri Lefebvre, Critique of Everyday Life, 2 vols, trans.

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1964), 4. 28. Bakhtin’s Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics (ed. and trans. Caryl Emerson [Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984]) was first published in 1929. The essays in Bakhtin’s Dialogic Imagination (ed. Michael Holquist, trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist [Austin, TX: University of Austin Press, 1981]) were written in the late 1930s and 1940s. 29. Walter Benn Michaels, The Gold Standard and the Logic of Naturalism: American Literature at the Turn of the Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987).

Yeats, “Meditations in Time of Civil War” II, in The Poems, 206. 61. James Joyce, Finnegans Wake (New York: Viking, 1939), 21. 62. Lukács, Studies 18. 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.

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