Twentieth-century Literary Movements Dictionary: A Compendium to More Than 500 Literary, Critical, and Theatrical Movements, Schools, and Groups from More Than 80 Nations, Covering the Novelists, Poets, Short-story Writers, Dramatists, Essayists, Theorists, and Works, Genres, Techniques, and Terms Associated with Each Movement

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Helene Henderson, Jay P. Pederson
Omnigraphics, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 1037 pages
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A reference for students in late high school and early college who are examining literature from the perspective of literary movements. Entries are international in scope, and describe some 500 major and less well-known literary movements, schools, genres, techniques, and terms of the 20th century, as well as major 19th-century movements which have exerted tremendous influence on 20th-century literature. Each entry describes writers identified with the movement; representative works; literary techniques and philosophical and artistic tenets; and historical and cultural context.

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Contents

Abbaye Group 1 Breton Movement 57
9
Cambridge Group
60
Angry Young Men 22 Chicago Literary Renaissance
67
Antievasion Group 26 Claridade Movement
73
Atheneum of Youth 32 Condemned Generation Poets
83
Beat Generation 35 Constructivism
91
Black Consciousness Movement 46 Creationism
97
Blue Horns Group 55 Crescent Society
103
May Group
376
An Overview
382
Modernism Austria and Germany
389
Modernism Czechoslovakia
396
Modernism Finland
409
Modernism Russia
421
Modernismo
432
Moscow Art Theater
440

Cubism
105
Dawn of the Future
118
Edwardian Literature
131
Estos 13
144
Expressionism United States
165
Festa Group
179
Gang Group
212
Generation of 1936
226
Geneva School
237
Georgian Poets
243
Group 42
251
Group6l
257
Grupo Elan
263
Heimatkunst
273
Hermeticism
279
Hu Feng Clique
285
The Inklings
296
INovel
303
Jazz Age
309
Kalangya Group
321
Left Front of the Arts LEF
328
Literary School of Montreal
334
Logos Group
343
Magic Realism
354
Manzanillo Group
360
Matinee Poetique
370
The Movement Netherlands
446
National Neoromanticism
452
Naturalism Germany
461
Naturalism Spain
467
Naturism
474
Objectivism Spain
544
Oxford Group
558
Porch Group
572
Proletarian Literature United States
585
Samanatorism
665
Sibiu Group
677
Socialist Realism Slovenia
693
Stone and Sky Movement
707
Taller Group
748
Theater of the Grotesque
767
Today Group
775
Ujbold Group 781
809
Village Prose Russia 797 Zdroj Group
822
Chronology by Country
841
Web Sites
859
Indexes
887
Author Index
901
Title Index
949
Country and Nationality Index
1027
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