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Published: 19 September 2013

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199307234

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Unseasonable Youth

Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development

Jed Esty

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Conferences: MLA, MSA (August 29 - Sept 1, Sussex, UK), NAVSA Journals: Modernism/Modernity, PMLA, NOVEL, Victorian Studies, Modern Fiction Studies, Victorian Literature and Culture, ELH, New Literary History
  • 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

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