Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2013

304 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199307234

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Unseasonable Youth

Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development

Jed Esty

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Reveals how late Victorian and modernist novelists upended and subverted the typical conventions of the rite of passage story
  • Brings modernist studies into dialogue with the burgeoning subfield of childhood studies through its examination of adolescence
  • Covers seminal bildungsromans by Goethe, Kipling, Wilde, Joyce, and others