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Published: 27 November 2013

256 Pages | 2 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199977956

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Modernism and Melancholia

Writing as Countermourning

Sanja Bahun

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Argues for a long modernist century and a flexible "siting" of modernism as both a period in intellectual history and a mode of artistic expression
  • Espouses that Sigmund Freud's reworking of the concept of melancholia should be given the status of a modernist paradigm