What Ever Happened to Modernism?

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The quality of today's literary writing arouses the strongest opinions. For novelist and critic Gabriel Josipovici, the contemporary novel in English is profoundly disappointing-a poor relation of its groundbreaking Modernist forebears. This agile and passionate book asks why. Modernism, Josipovici suggests, is only superficially a reaction to industrialization or a revolution in diction and form; essentially, it is art coming to consciousness of its own limits and responsibilities. And its origins are to be sought not in ...

What Ever Happened to Modernism? 2011, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300178005

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What Ever Happened to Modernism? 2010, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300165777

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