The Resource Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau

Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau

Label
Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism
Title
Waking giants
Title remainder
the presence of the past in modernism
Statement of responsibility
Herbert N. Schneidau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a study of the most paradoxical aspect of modernism, its obsession with the past. Eliot wrote that the artist must be conscious "not only of the pastness of the past, but of its presence." This creed permeated the movement: Modernists believed that the energies of the past could be resurrected in modern works, and that they could be the very force that makes those works modern: the urge of Pound and others to "make it new" stemmed from seeing the past as a source of renewal. Schneidau focuses on separate texts that incorporate these concepts: Joyce's Ulysses, Hardy's poems, Forster's H
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
820.9/00912
Index
index present
LC call number
PR478.M6
LC item number
S36 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Waking giants : the presence of the past in modernism, Herbert N. Schneidau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Century's corpse outleant : Hardy and modernism -- Safe as houses : Forster as Cambridge anthropologist -- Primal scene in the Secret agent : sex and violence in the nightmare universe -- Personal past recaptured : Anderson & Sons -- Ezra Pound : the archaeology of the immanent
Control code
ocn191935776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195068627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b21922433
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191935776
  • pebcs0195068629

Library Locations

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