By Robert Scholes
Closely analyzing particular literary texts, drawings, severe writings, and memoirs, Scholes seeks to complicate the neat polar oppositions attributed to modernism. He argues for the rehabilitation of works within the center flooring which were trivialized in earlier reviews, and he fights orthodoxy with such paradoxes as durable fluff,” formulaic creativity,” and iridescent mediocrity.” The booklet reconsiders significant figures like James Joyce whereas underscoring the worth of teenybopper figures and addressing new cognizance to others hardly studied. It contains twenty-two illustrations of the works of art mentioned. jam-packed with the observations of a personable and witty advisor, this can be a publication that opens up for a reader’s satisfaction the wealthy cultural terrain of modernism.
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Paradoxy of Modernism by Robert Scholes