High & Low Moderns: Literature & Culture 1889-1939

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This collection of essays on modernist culture reassesses the convergence of low and high cultures, of socialist and aesthete, late Victorian and young Georgian, the popular and the coterie. Academic literary studies have until recently preferred to treat the "opaque," "difficult" writings of high moderns Conrad, Yeats, Woolf, and Eliot, and the more accessible work of the low moderns Kipling, Shaw, and Wells in separate categories. In contributions by scholars David Bromwich, Roy Foster, Edna Longley, Louis Menand, Edward ...

High & Low Moderns: Literature & Culture 1889-1939 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195082661

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