By Jean-Michel Rabaté
That includes the most recent examine findings and exploring the attention-grabbing interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new choice of essays provides scholars a deeper grab of key texts in modernist literature.
• presents a wealth of clean views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the most recent learn data
• Adopts an unique and artistic thematic method of the topic, with thoughts reminiscent of race, legislation, gender, classification, time, and beliefs forming the constitution of the collection
• Explores present and ongoing debates at the hyperlinks among the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians
• finds the profound ways that modernist authors have prompted key thinkers, and vice versa
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At the same time, though, as we can see from the ﬁnal lines of Canto CVII, when Pound’s lines allude rather than simply refer, the poem acquires a forward-moving, propulsive energy that can connect and extend thoughts and images previously established in the poem. As William Irwin (2001) notes in one of the rare technical discussions of allusion, the device ‘‘is reference that is indirect in requiring more than the mere substitution of a referent’’ (288). This ‘‘more’’ that takes us beyond the backward movement of reference, with its locked binary of text and source, is, I would suggest, prosodic, a rhythm of allusive thinking which gathers up its materials into new and independent wholes.
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A Handbook of Modernism Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks) by Jean-Michel Rabaté