Journals Higher Education



23 April 2009

224 Pages | 2 halftone

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195379990

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The Art of Scandal

Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman a Clef

Sean Latham

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Presents a fresh expansive examination of the roman a la clef genre, revealing how modernism interweaves coterie culture with the mass media, psychology with celebrity, and literature with the law
  • Penned by a rising scholar in the vibrant field of modernist studies
  • Third volume in high-profile Modernist Literature & Culture series, edited by Kevin Dettmar and Mark Wollaeger