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Leading international scholars explore the party's significance to Modernism. Have you ever been struck by the number of parties in Modernist literature? Mrs. Ramsay drowns in anguish at the dinner-party she gives in Woolf's To The Lighthouse. Death is a guest in Katherine Mansfield's The Garden Party. Politics sour the evening party in Joyce's The Dead. Have you also noticed the role played by parties in the public intellectual culture of Modernism? A party held in London by Amy Lowell on 17 July 1914, attended by Ezra ...

The Modernist Party 2013, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748647316