The Great War and the Language of Modernism

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With the expressions "Lost Generation" and "The Men of 1914," the major authors of modernism designated the overwhelming effect the First World War exerted on their era. Literary critics have long employed the same phrases in an attempt to place a radically experimental, specifically modernist writing in its formative, historical setting. What real basis did that Great War provide for the verbal inventiveness of modernist poetry and fiction? Does the literature we bring under this heading respond directly to that ...

The Great War and the Language of Modernism 2004, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195178180

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The Great War and the Language of Modernism 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195101768

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