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Literary impressionism and modernist aesthetics [electronic resource] / Jesse Matz.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Literary impressionism and modernist aesthetics [electronic resource] / Jesse Matz.
Personal Author:
Publication Date:
2001
ISBN:
9780511017834

9780521803526

9780511043796
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-274) and index.
Contents:
Impressions of modernity -- Pater's homoerotic impression -- The woman of genius. "Call down Dolly" ; Proust in Eulalie's bedroom ; Conrad's distant laborer ; Ford's peasant cabman -- Woolf's phenomenological impression -- Three impressionist allegories.
Abstract:
Matz examines the writing of such modernists as James, Conrad and Woolf, who used the word impression to describe what they wanted their fiction to present. This study addresses the problems of perception and representation that occupied writers in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English