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Published: 27 April 2017

200 Pages | 3 halftones


ISBN: 9780190627560

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Blasphemous Modernism

The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Steve Pinkerton

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Theorizes how blasphemy works as a form of literary expression.
  • Studies a diverse range of modernist poets and novelists, including women writers, queer writers, and writers of color.
  • Brings a
  • Shows how blasphemy serves writers as a way to forge (and also to satirize) such signally modernist subjectivities as "
  • Argues that God is not
  • Engages the ongoing