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homemade world; the American modernist writer.

Hugh Kenner

homemade world; the American modernist writer.

by Hugh Kenner

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Published by Knopf in New York, [distributed by Random House] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 221, ix p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18986097M

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      Tom McCarthy's novel Remainder is published by Alma Books and is currently being adapted for cinema by Film Four/Cowboy Films. His non-fiction work, Tintin and the Secret of Literature, is Author: Guardian Staff. By the time he paid to have his first book published at the age of 26, his precocity was impossible to ignore. One critic of the slim debut remarked that Robinson saw the world as a "prisonhouse," moving Robinson to reply: "The world is not a ‘prison-house,' but a kind of spiritual kindergarten, where millions of bewildered infants are trying Author: ERNEST HILBERT.

      "Make it new!" This exhortation by the American poet Ezra Pound sums up the Modernist agenda in one short phrase. Acccording to the Oxford Companion to English Literature, 7th edition. Modernism is best understood as an epoch of radical cultural upheaval which flourished predominantly in Europe and the USA from, arguably, around the last quarter of the . Define American Modernist. American Modernist synonyms, American Modernist pronunciation, American Modernist translation, English dictionary definition of American Modernist. n.


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Scott Cited by: The "homemade world" Hugh Kenner describes exists alongside the world of Pound, Joyce, and Eliot. While they were laying the international foundations of literary modernism, another modernism far more specifically American was being born in the work of William Faulkner, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Ernest Hemingway, and F.

Scott4/5(3). A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers Sisk, John P. The movie does that for all the characters and for the whole story. It shows us a desperation and anger which is so close to what we actually see around us that we recognize that this is what our.

A homemade world; the American modernist writer by Hugh Kenner; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, American literature; Times: 20th century. In his new book on modern American Literature, “A Homemade World,” one can relish a crack like “Miss Lowell's poems resemble the effort of.

A HOMEMADE WORLD: The American Modernist Writers by Hugh Kenner ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 23, An ingenious -- more than ingenious -- gloss of the Daedalus myth that locates a field of reference for American modernism that would be trickier, certainly duller, to map by more specific means.

Kenner, Hugh. A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Lemke, Sieglinde. Primitivist Modernism: Black Culture and the Origins of Transatlantic Modernism.

New York: Oxford University Press, Pavlic, Edward M. Crossroads Modernism: Descent and Emergence in African-American Literary. Hugh Kenner, a Canadian, did this at the end of a section devoted to Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams in his book A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers.

A book dedicated to Guy Davenport. A book on Donald Barthelme’s syllabus. This is not to say that modernist literature is inaccessible, as its reputation can suggest. There is no ideal reader of The Waste Land or Ulysses, who understands all T.S. Eliot’s or James Joyce’s allusions—and there never was such an ideal you think about it, we read all literature, understand all language, only partially: we miss references, we fail to understand ironies in.

Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North Sudamerica. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new".

The modernist literary movement was driven by a conscious. The easy way in to some great, challenging books. Eliot, The Waste Land () - The primer of poetic modernism and the quintessential statement of. American modernism, much like the modernism movement in general, is a trend of philosophical thought arising from the widespread changes in culture and society in the age of an modernism is an artistic and cultural movement in the United States beginning at the turn of the 20th century, with a core period between World War I and World.

Buy This Book in Print summary In identifying Jim Crow with the coming of modernity, Smethurst focuses on how artists reacted to the system’s racial territorialization, especially in urban areas, with migration narratives, poetry about the black experience, and black performance of popular culture forms such as ragtime and vaudeville.

The term Modernism describes the modernist movement in the arts, its set of cultural tendencies and associated cultural movements, originally arising from wide-scale and far-reaching changes to Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

In particular the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by the horror of World War I.

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Wallace Stevens is one of America’s most respected 20th century poets. He was a master stylist, employing an extraordinary vocabulary and a rigorous precision in crafting his poems. But he was also a philosopher of aesthetics, vigorously exploring the notion of poetry as the supreme fusion of the creative imagination and objective reality.

Ezra Pound received Ernest Fenollosa's notes on Chinese poetry and Japanese drama in the autumn of Subsequently, he tried to master Chinese and reworked the Orientalist's translations of Li Po (Rihaku) into his own 's readiness to look to the Far East for poetic inspiration crystallized a trend but did not begin it; American modernist writers grew up.

A groundbreaking survey of the Modernist movement in American graphic design This insightful book is the first to present a comprehensive survey of the Modernist movement as it emerged in America between and in various graphic media. It identifies and examines great works in advertising, information design, identity, magazine design, print, dimensional design, and 4/5(1).

William Hugh Kenner (January 7, – Novem ) was a Canadian literary scholar, critic and professor. He published widely on Modernist literature with particular emphasis on James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Samuel major study of the period, The Pound Era, argued for Pound as the central figure of Modernism, and is considered one of the most Born: January 7,Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Fitzgerald commentary offered by Hugh Kenner in A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writer (New York: Morrow, ), pp. ; Kenner is petulant not only about the spurious glamor that is Fitzgerald's subject, but also the melliflu-ous.

Hugh Kenner, the quintessential expert on 20th century English-language literature who was equally at ease excoriating encyclopedias or explaining how Ezra Pound and James Joyce founded modernist Author: Myrna Oliver.- Modernism was a twentieth-century literary innovation.

Stream of consciousness developed during the modern period. It is a narrative technique that imitates the thoughts of the human mind. Famous writers: Albert Camus, William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, Ernest Hemingway, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, D.H.

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