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Published: 12 May 2016

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190272418

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Americanizing Britain

The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Genevieve Abravanel

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Emphasizes the importance of transatlantic exchange in modernist studies
  • Illustrates the unique anxiety of influence felt by British novelists and filmmakers in the twentieth century
  • Draws on seminal literary works by Woolf, Waugh, and Eliot in addition to considering Britain's conflicted relationship with America evinced in Hollywood film