Djuna Barnes and Affective Modernism

Djuna Barnes and Affective Modernism

eBook - 2012
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Explores the dynamic connections between the affective body and Djuna Barnes' textual corpus. Julie Taylor uses the writings of the American novelist, poet, dramatist, artist and journalist Djuna Barnes to form the basis of a series of disruptive questions about modernist aesthetics and the politics of reading. How do we reconcile Djuna Barnes' biographical writing with her Modernist commitment to impersonality? How do we honour the complexities of traumatic experience without pathologising the subject? How might we differently imagine the relationship between Modernism and literary history? Sh.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780748646760
0748646760
9780748646753
0748646752
Characteristics: 1 online resource (233 pages)

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