Modernism, Memory, and Desire: T. S. Eliot and Virginia by Gabrielle McIntire PDF

By Gabrielle McIntire

T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf have been nearly special contemporaries, readers and critics of every others' paintings, and associates for over two decades. Their writings, although, are infrequently paired. Modernism, reminiscence, and wish proposes that a few extraordinary correspondences exist in Eliot and Woolf's poetic, fictional, severe, and autobiographical texts, relatively of their habitual flip to the language of wish, sensuality, and the physique to render memory's procedures. The ebook contains wide archival examine on a few ordinarily unknown bawdy poetry by way of T. S. Eliot whereas providing readings of significant paintings via either writers, together with The Waste Land, 'The Love track of J. Alfred Prufrock', Orlando and To the Lighthouse. McIntire juxtaposes Eliot and Woolf with numerous significant modernist thinkers of reminiscence, together with Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson and Walter Benjamin, to supply compelling reconsiderations of the relation among textuality, remembrance and the physique in modernist literature.

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