Hart Crane's Queer Modernist Aesthetic

Hart Crane's Queer Modernist Aesthetic

By: Niall Munro (author)Hardback

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Hart Crane's Queer Modernist Aesthetic argues that the aspects of experience which modernists sought to interrogate - time, space, and material things - were challenged further by Crane's queer poetics. Reading Crane alongside contemporary queer theory shows how he creates an alternative form of modernism.

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About Author

Niall Munro is Senior Lecturer in American Literature at Oxford Brookes University, UK.

Contents

Introduction: Relationality 1. American Decadence and the Creation of a Queer Modernist Aesthetic 2. Abstraction and Intersubjectivity in White Buildings 3. Spatiality, Movement, and the Logic of Metaphor 4. Temporality, Futurity, and the Body 5. Empiricism, Mysticism, and a Queer Form of Knowledge 6. Queer Technology, Failure, and a Return to the Hand Conclusion: Towards a Queer Community Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137407757
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 231
  • ID: 9781137407757
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 1137407751

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