Modernism: An Anthology

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Lawrence Rainey
Wiley, Jul 15, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 1216 pages
Modernism: An Anthology is the most comprehensive anthology of Anglo-American modernism ever to be published.

  • Amply represents the giants of modernism - James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Samuel Beckett.

  • Includes a generous selection of Continental texts, enabling readers to trace modernism’s dialogue with the Futurists, the Dadaists, the Surrealists, and the Frankfurt School.
  • Supported by helpful annotations, and an extensive bibliography.
  • Allows readers to encounter anew the extraordinary revolution in language that transformed the aesthetics of the modern world .

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About the author (2005)

Lawrence Rainey is Professor of English at the University of York. He is the founding editor of the journal Modernism / Modernity, and his essays and reviews have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books and The Independent. He is the author of Ezra Pound and the Monument of Culture (1991), Institutions of Modernism: Literary Elites and Public Culture (1998), and Revisiting 'The Waste Land' (2005). He has also edited The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose (2005).

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