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Author Baldick, Chris.

Title Literature of the 1920s [electronic resource] : writers among the ruins / Chris Baldick.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 190 pages).
Series The Edinburgh history of twentieth-century literature in Britain ; v. 3
Edinburgh history of twentieth-century literature in Britain ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-185) and index.
Contents Introduction: in search of the twentyish -- A literature of ideas -- Mixing memory and desire: modernism and anachronism -- Never such innocence: versions of experience and disillusionment -- Impunities: crime, comedy and camp -- But it still goes on: the passing of the Twenties.
Summary Eclipsed until now by the dominant story of Modernism, a much more inclusive range of 1920s literature emerges freshly illuminated in Chris Baldick's approachable history. The Twenties are reclaimed here as a period with its own distinctive historical awareness and creative agenda, one in which Modernist and non-Modernist currents are shown to engage with common memories and preoccupations. Spanning many genres high and low, including war memoirs, critical essays and detective stories as well as drama, poetry and the novel, Baldick's account situates leading works and authors of the decade - El.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Baldick, Chris. Literature of the 1920s. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2012 9780748627301 (OCoLC)794366443
ISBN 9780748631438 (electronic bk.)
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