Modernist Futures: Innovation and Inheritance in the Contemporary Novel

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Modernist Futures: Innovation and Inheritance in the Contemporary Novel - James, David, Dr.
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In Modernist Futures, David James examines the implications of modernism's continuity in late twentieth- and twenty-first-century writing by tracing its political and ethical valences in emerging novelistic practices. Focusing on the work of J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, Ian McEwan, Toni Morrison, Michael Ondaatje and Phillip Roth, James reconsiders the purpose of literary innovation as it relates to the artistic and cultural interventions such writers perform. By rethinking critical and disciplinary parameters, James ...

Modernist Futures: Innovation and Inheritance in the Contemporary Novel 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107022478

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