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by Julian Symons

eBook Makers of the New: The Revolution in Literature, 1912-1939 download ISBN: 0394553977
Author: Julian Symons
Publisher: Random House (October 12, 1987)
Language: English
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English literature, Modernism (Literature), American literature, Literatur, Geschichte (1912-1939). New York : Random House.

English literature, Modernism (Literature), American literature, Literatur, Geschichte (1912-1939). inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.

Makers of the New book. His novels were consistently highly individual and expertly crafted, Julian Gustave Symons is primarily remembered as a master of the art of crime writing. However, in his eighty-two years he produced an enormously varied body of work. Social and military history, biography and criticism were all subjects he touched upon with remarkable success, and he held a distinguished reputation in each field. His novels were consistently highly individual and expertly crafted, raising him above other crime writers of his day.

Symons's 1972 book Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel (published as Mortal Consequences in the US) is one of the . Makers of the New: The Revolution in Literature, 1912–1939 (1987).

Symons's 1972 book Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel (published as Mortal Consequences in the US) is one of the best-known critical works in the field of crime fiction. Symons highlighted the distinction between the classic puzzler mystery, associated with such writers as Agatha Christie and John Dickson Carr, and the more modern "crime novel," which puts emphasis on psychology and motivation. Oscar Wilde: A problem in Biography (1988) Lurcy Lecture, Amherst College. Somebody Else (1990) stories.

Given Symons' loyalty to the traditional narrative of the mystery, it's no wonder that his respect for .

Given Symons' loyalty to the traditional narrative of the mystery, it's no wonder that his respect for these pioneers is often barbed (. of William Carlos Williams' Imagist poems, ""At best they may be thought trivial, at worst null"") and tempered, as he corrals Eliot and Lewis, who recognized the limitations of experiment, away from Pound and Joyce, who did not (Finnegan's Wake: ""a signpost to nowhere""). Overall: a punchy and iconoclastic foray.

Symons, Julian, 1912-. American literature - 20th century - History and criticism. Publication Information: London : Andre Deutsch House, 1987.

Symons examines the literary revolution that began just before the . Bibliographic Details  . Please contact us with your wants, as we have many books not yet listed in our database. Visit Seller's Storefront.

Symons examines the literary revolution that began just before the outbreak of the First World War and lasted for at least a decade after it in terms of biography, history and literary criticism. Eliot, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis and Ezra Pound but includes many of the other eccentric minor figures of the period. Good in fair dust jacket. creased, with edge tears. Bibliographic Details Publisher: Random House, New York. Publication Date: 1987.

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MAKERS OF THE NEW: The Revolution in Literature, 1912-1939. 'MAKERS OF THE NEW'' is an informal history of literary modernism that largely defines its subject in terms of the work or influence of four writers - Ezra Pound, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis. Its point of departure, admittedly a somewhat arbitrary one, is 1912, the year in which the first issue of Poetry (Chicago) was published, with Pound as one of the contributors.

Discusses the influence of Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot, looks at Imagism, and includes profiles of others who shaped the Modernist movement