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ISBN:
0631213066
Author:
Vicki Mahaffey
Category:
History & Criticism
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English
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Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (January 5, 2007)
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268 pages
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Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions? Download Product Flyer . Vicki Mahaffey is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of York and a former Guggenheim Fellow and winner of both the Lindback Award and the Ira Abrams Award for teaching. Her previous publications include Reauthorizing Joyce (1988) and States of Desire: Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and the Irish Experience (1998). This intelligent, strongly argued book reconceives the term 'modernist' to mean modern literature that challenges the reader because of its originality, complexity, obscurity, or transgressive nature.

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