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The Resource Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau, (electronic resource)

Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau, (electronic resource)

Label
Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism
Title
Waking giants
Title remainder
the presence of the past in modernism
Statement of responsibility
Herbert N. Schneidau
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a study of the most paradoxical aspect of modernism, its obsession with the past. Eliot wrote that the artist must be conscious "not only of the pastness of the past, but of its presence." This creed permeated the movement: Modernists believed that the energies of the past could be resurrected in modern works, and that they could be the very force that makes those works modern: the urge of Pound and others to "make it new" stemmed from seeing the past as a source of renewal. Schneidau focuses on separate texts that incorporate these concepts: Joyce's Ulysses, Hardy's poems, Forster's H
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Schneidau, Herbert N
Dewey number
820.9/00912
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • English literature
  • American literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • History in literature
  • Memory in literature
Label
Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Century's corpse outleant : Hardy and modernism -- Safe as houses : Forster as Cambridge anthropologist -- Primal scene in the Secret agent : sex and violence in the nightmare universe -- Personal past recaptured : Anderson & Sons -- Ezra Pound : the archaeology of the immanent
Control code
ocn191935776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280440861
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191935776
Label
Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Century's corpse outleant : Hardy and modernism -- Safe as houses : Forster as Cambridge anthropologist -- Primal scene in the Secret agent : sex and violence in the nightmare universe -- Personal past recaptured : Anderson & Sons -- Ezra Pound : the archaeology of the immanent
Control code
ocn191935776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280440861
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191935776

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