By Peter Childs
Series Editor: John Drakakis
Routledge – 2007 – 240 pages
Series: The New Critical Idiom
The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution.
In this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global and local contexts, Peter Childs:
At once accessible and critically informed, Modernism guides readers from first steps in the field to an advanced understanding of one of the most important cultural movements of the last centuries.
Introduction 1. Interpreting and Changing 2. Genres, Art and Film 3. Texts, Contexts, Intertexts Glossary Bibliography
Peter Childs is Professor in Modern English at the University of Gloucestershire. He is the author of many books on literature post-1900, including The Twentieth Century in Poetry (1998).