Re-covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Literary Criticism - 246 pages
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That modernist literature was not the exclusive purview of a cultural elite but was available to a mass public via popular magazines and pulp paperbacks, is the subject of David M. Earle's nuanced exploration of the publishing and marketing of modernism. Richly illustrated and accessibly written, Earle's study shows that modernism emerged in a publishing ecosystem that was richer and more complex than has been previously documented.
 

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Contents

The Smart Set Modernism and the Expanded Field
31
Pulp Modernism
71
Lurid Paperbacks and the ReCovering of Modernism
151
Bibliography
219
Index
235
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David M. Earle is Associate Professor of English at the University of West Florida, USA.

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