Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 May 2013

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199674084

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Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy

Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence

Kirsty Martin

Oxford English Monographs

  • The first study of the importance of sympathy in literary modernism
  • Sets modernist writing alongside recent philosophical considerations of emotion
  • Provides new close readings of canonical modernist writers, as well as fresh consideration of the lesser-studied Vernon Lee
  • Offers original research into the contexts of early twentieth-century writing
  • Contains fresh appraisal of key modernist techniques and ideas, including rhythm, abstraction, and 'stream-of-consciousness'