The Modernism Handbook

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Philip Tew, Alex Murray
Bloomsbury Academic, Aug 4, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 248 pages
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Literature and Culture Handbooks are an innovative series of guides to major periods, topics and authors in British and American literature and culture. Designed to provide a comprehensive, one-stop resource for literature students, each handbook provides the essential information and guidance needed from the beginning of a course through to developing more advanced knowledge and skills. Written in clear language by leading academics, they provide an indispensable introduction to key topics, including:

Introduction to authors, texts, historical and cultural contexts

Guides to key critics, concepts and topics

An overview of major critical approaches, changes in the canon and directions of current and future research

Case studies in reading literary and critical texts

Annotated bibliography (including websites), timeline, glossary of critical terms.


The Modernism Handbook is an invaluable introduction edited by Philip tew and Alex Murray to British Modernism as a literary movement.

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About the author (2009)

Philip Tew is Professor of English (Post-1900 Literature) at Brunel University, UK, Director of Brunel's Centre for Contemporary Writing and Director of the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies. Alex Murray is Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Exeter. He is also founding editor, with Matt Sharpe and Jon Roffe of Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy.

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