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Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Fordham Univ Pr
Publication date June 12, 2012
Pages 234
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780823239252
ISBN-10 082323925X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 3 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $50.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book consists of essays and reviews that address social, political, and cultural issues which arose in connection with literature broadly conceived in the wake of the First World War, and extending throughout the twentieth century.

The first portion of the volume concerns France, with both essays on individual writers such as Paul Valéry, Jacques Maritain, Albert Camus, André Malraux, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Yves Bonnefoy and a piece on French intellectuals between the wars.The second part concerns Germany and Romania, with essays on Ernst Juenger, Gottfried Benn, Erich Kahler, E. M. Cioran, and others.

The volume concludes with essays on problems of literary criticism, in dialogue with such critics as Gary Saul Morson, Ian Watt, T. S. Eliot, and R. P. Blackmur. These essays also discuss the history of the novel and the question of "realism."


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About: This book consists of essays and reviews that address social, political, and cultural issues which arose in connection with literature broadly conceived in the wake of the First World War, and extending throughout the twentieth century.

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