Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf was a pioneer of modernist literature whose work shed light on the oppressed position of women in early 20th century social and political hierarchies. In works such as To the Lighthouse, Orlando and her landmark feminist essay A Room of One's Own, Woolf used her pen to explore the artistic, sexual and religious roles that women held at this monumental time in women's history. An early champion of stream-of-consciousness, Woolf was…

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf was a pioneer of modernist literature whose work shed light on the oppressed position of women in early 20th century social and political hierarchies. In works such as To the Lighthouse, Orlando and her landmark feminist essay A Room of One's Own, Woolf used her pen to explore the artistic, sexual and religious roles that women held at this monumental time in women's history. An early champion of stream-of-consciousness, Woolf was…

The Absence of God in Modernist Literature

The Absence of God in Modernist Literature

The best books on the life and work of T. S. Eliot T. S. Eliot is not the sort of poet you can understand in isolation. True, we can read the poetry and get a great deal from it, but our appreciati…

The best books on the life and work of T. S. Eliot T. S. Eliot is not the sort of poet you can understand in isolation. True, we can read the poetry and get a great deal from it, but our appreciati…

The Main Characteristics of Modernist Literature

The Main Characteristics of Modernist Literature

A book synopsis is basically a summary or an overview of a book. The most important thing to remember when writing a book synopsis is that the synopsis should be considerably shorter than the book, .

The Main Characteristics of Modernist Literature

The Main Characteristics of Modernist Literature

Experimentation is one of the defining qualities of Modernist literature.

The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art

The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art (Paperback)

The Asian American Avant-Garde: Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art

Ashok Shahane spent his life producing spaces where literature can dwell, producing ripple effects in class-and-caste politics across Maharashtra. | http://www.caravanmagazine.in/reviews-essays/ashok-shahane-deep-imprint-modernist-indian-literature

Ashok Shahane spent his life producing spaces where literature can dwell, producing ripple effects in class-and-caste politics across Maharashtra. | http://www.caravanmagazine.in/reviews-essays/ashok-shahane-deep-imprint-modernist-indian-literature

Langston Hughes, my poetic godfather. Without him, there would be no me.

Black History Month resources for the classroom

Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis': perfect fiction? - English (10). Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis' is a classic of modernist literature. Explore why this novel continues to fascinate people 100 years after it was published. Jennifer Byrne leads the discussion with critics and writers Andy Griffiths, Toni Jordan, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger.

Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis': perfect fiction? - English (10). Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis' is a classic of modernist literature. Explore why this novel continues to fascinate people 100 years after it was published. Jennifer Byrne leads the discussion with critics and writers Andy Griffiths, Toni Jordan, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger.

Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. Born in West Allegheny (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home for the remainder of her life. A literary innovator and pioneer of Modernist literature, Stein’s work broke with the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of the 19th-century. She was also known as a collector of Modernist art.

Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. Born in West Allegheny (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home for the remainder of her life. A literary innovator and pioneer of Modernist literature, Stein’s work broke with the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of the 19th-century. She was also known as a collector of Modernist art.

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