The spouse combines a wide grounding within the crucial texts and contexts of the modernist circulate with the original insights of students whose careers were dedicated to the examine of modernism.

An crucial source for college students and lecturers of modernist literature and culture
Broad in scope and finished in coverage
Includes greater than 60 contributions from essentially the most unique modernist students on either side of the Atlantic
Brings jointly entries on parts of modernist tradition, modern highbrow and aesthetic events, and all of the genres of modernist writing and art
Features 25 essays at the sign texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce’s Ulysses to Zora Neal Hurston’s Their Eyes have been gazing God
Pays shut cognizance to either British and American modernism

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Today I realize it was precisely the kind of complaint, enthusiasm and dissatisfaction that made one of the most modern of the moderns”) (Nietzsche 2003: 98). It is also perceptible in the “Attempt at SelfCriticism” (1886), an essay accompanying the republication of The Birth of Tragedy, which was first published in 1872. Nietzsche used this opportunity to condemn the “excess” of a book too marked by Schopenhauer’s passé pessimism: “Is pessimism necessarily the sign of decline, decay, of the failure of the exhausted and weakened instincts?

Nietzsche announced the “death of God” not in his own voice but in that of his fictional madman in The Gay Science (1882). The madman proclaims: “After Buddha was dead, his shadow was still shown for centuries in a cave – a tremendous, gruesome shadow. God is dead; but given the way of men, there may still be caves for thousands of years in which his shadow will be shown. – And we – we still have to vanquish his shadow, too” (Nietzsche 1974: 167). Similarly, Dostoyevsky does not directly state that God is dead, but has the characters in The Brothers Karamazov (1880) consider the possibility.

28 Pericles Lewis Wilson, A. N. (2000). God’s Funeral: A Biography of Faith and Doubt in Western Civilization. New York: Ballantine. Woolf, Virginia (1966–7). Collected Essays, 4 vols. London: Hogarth Press. Wright. T. R. (2000). D. H. Lawrence and the Bible. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Yeats, W. B. (1989). The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, rev. , ed. Richard J. Finneran. New York: Macmillan. 3 Politics Tyrus Miller “The politics of modernism” is an intensely controversial topic, precisely because it touches upon so many fundamental questions of modernism’s conceptual definition, historical context, critical reception, and cultural impact.

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