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£63.00

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Published: 04 March 2019

336 Pages | 22 Illustrations

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198830443


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Backgazing: Reverse Time in Modernist Culture

Paul Giles

  • Explores the representation of time in modernist culture and literature from 1900 until the mid-twentieth century
  • A new approach to world literature and modernist studies that enables readers to understand modernism in a new light
  • Brings a new critical focus to neglected modernist writers such as Nancy Cunard, Eleanor Dark, and James T. Farrell
  • Considers Australian and New Zealand modernism in relation to the Western literary canon
  • Provides interdisciplinary analysis of the temporality of modernism in relation to geography, science, art, music, and politics