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Mourning Modernity Literary Modernism and the Injuries of American Capitalism

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ISBN-10: 0804754195

ISBN-13: 9780804754194

Edition: 2007

Authors: Seth Moglen

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'Mourning Modernity' demonstrates that the most celebrated literary movement of the 20th century is structured by a deep conflict between political hop and despair, between the fear that alienation and exploitation were irresistable facts of life and the yearning for a more just and liberated society.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 8/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Two Modernisms
Modernism and Loss: The Divided Response to American Capitalism
Melancholic Modernism
The Modernism of Mourning
The Two Modernisms at War: Dos Passos's U.S.A. Trilogy
John Dos Passos and the Crises of American Radicalism, 1916-1936
The Modernism of Mourning in USA.: "Writing So Fiery and Accurate"
Melancholic Modernism in U.S.A.: Naturalism and the "Torment of Hope"
Conclusion: "The Language of the Beaten Nation Is Not Forgotten" -Dos Passos's Camera Eye and the Unfinished Work of Mourning
Notes
Works Cited
Index