1913: The Cradle of Modernism
July 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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This innovative book puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913.
- Broadens the analysis of canonical texts and artistic events by showing their cultural and global parallels
- Examines a number of simultaneous artistic, literary, and political endeavours including those of Yeats, Pound, Joyce, Du Bois and Stravinsky
- Explores Pound's Personae next to Apollinaire's Alcools and Rilke's Spanish Trilogy, Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country next to Proust's Swann's Way