The better half combines a large grounding within the crucial texts and contexts of the modernist circulate with the original insights of students whose careers were dedicated to the examine of modernism.
An crucial source for college kids and lecturers of modernist literature and culture
Broad in scope and accomplished in coverage
Includes greater than 60 contributions from one of the most distinct modernist students on either side of the Atlantic
Brings jointly entries on parts of modernist tradition, modern highbrow and aesthetic activities, and the entire genres of modernist writing and art
Features 25 essays at the sign texts of modernist literature, from James Joyce’s Ulysses to Zora Neal Hurston’s Their Eyes have been observing God
Pays shut recognition to either British and American modernism
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The Church excommunicated a number of modernists, notably Father Alfred Loisy, who had applied textual criticism to the Bible, and Father George Tyrrell, who questioned the permanence of Church dogma and the doctrine of papal infallibility. ” An entirely different sort of reaction against theological liberalism seemed more intellectually in tune with literary modernism. In Protestantism, a new “theology of crisis” arose after the First World War (Ahlstrom 1972: 934). Karl Barth’s The Epistle to the Romans (  1933) emphasized God’s transcendence and the principle, drawn from Kierkegaard, of the “infinite distinction” between God and man.
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