Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 January 2011

192 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823233977

Bookseller Code (06)

Mourning Modernism

Literature, Catastrophe, and the Politics of Consolation

Lecia Rosenthal

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Rosenthal's intricate argument traces the engagement with catastrophe in the work of three exemplary figures--Woolf, Benjamin, and Sebald
  • Engages with the "Armageddon" preoccupation and expounds on theories of finitude and survival

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