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Published: 29 August 2013

274 Pages


ISBN: 9780199681259

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Against the Event

The Everyday and Evolution of Modernist Narrative

Michael Sayeau

  • Offers close reading and explication of key modernist texts
  • Intervenes in the theoretical debate about the nature of 'the event'
  • Presents an alternative theory of modernism
  • Contains some valuable historical contextualizations of literature