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A shrinking island : modernism and national culture in England, Jed Esty

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A shrinking island : modernism and national culture in England
Title
A shrinking island
Title remainder
modernism and national culture in England
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Jed Esty
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Language
eng
Summary
This book describes a major literary culture caught in the act of becoming minor. In 1939, Virginia Woolf wrote in her diary, "Civilisation has shrunk." Her words captured not only the onset of World War II, but also a longer-term reversal of national fortune. The first comprehensive account of modernism and imperialism in England, A Shrinking Island tracks the joint eclipse of modernist aesthetics and British power from the literary experiments of the 1930s through the rise of cultural studies in the 1950s. Jed Esty explores the effects of declining empire on modernist form--and on the very me
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A shrinking island : modernism and national culture in England, Jed Esty
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A shrinking island : modernism and national culture in England, Jed Esty
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sm9j
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-275) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Introduction : late modernism and the anthropological turn -- Modernism and metropolitan perception in England -- Insular rites : Virginia Woolf and the late modernism pageant-play -- Insular time : T.S. Eliot and modernism's English end -- Becoming minor
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