The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Culture (Cambridge Companions to Culture)

The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Culture (Cambridge Companions to Culture)

By: Celia Marshik (editor)Hardback

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Modernism emerged alongside radical challenges to traditional belief systems, the reorganization of public and private spheres, new modes of visual display, and innovations in recreation and entertainment. This interdisciplinary collection focuses on the diverse inventions, products, pastimes, and creative forms that responded to and inspired American and European literature. This volume explores such wide-ranging subjects as religion, dance, and publishing, thus introducing readers to the diversity of modernist culture. The Companion serves as a valuable resource for both those undertaking the study of modernism for the first time and those seeking to expand their knowledge of modernism's cultural moment.

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About Author

Celia Marshik is Associate Professor of English at Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on British modernism, the relationship between modernism and the middlebrow, and the literature and culture of World War I. Marshik is the author of British Modernism and Censorship.

Contents

1. Religion and spirituality Suzanne Hobson; 2. Science, technology, and the body Ulrika Maude; 3. Sexuality Allison Pease; 4. Militarism, pacifism, and internationalism Ellen Ross; 5. Consumer culture Elizabeth Outka; 6. Fashion Ilya Parkins; 7. Film and cinemas Susan McCabe; 8. Dance Carrie J. Preston; 9. Visual art Jessica Burstein; 10. Urban pleasures Judith Walkowitz; 11. Sport Allen Guttmann; 12. Travel Helen Carr; 13. Popular theater Len Platt; 14. Publishing George Bornstein.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781107049260
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 279
  • ID: 9781107049260
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 1107049261

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