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Satiric Modernism

Kevin Rulo

Abstract

This book reveals the crucial linkages between satire and modernism. It shows how satire enables modernist authors to evaluate modernity critically and to explore their ambivalence about the modern. Through provocative new readings of familiar texts and the introduction of largely unknown works, Satiric Modernism exposes a larger satiric mentality at work in well-known authors like T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, and Ralph Ellison and in less studied figures like G. S. Street, the Sitwells, J. J. Adams, and Herbert Read, as well as in the literature of migr ... More

Keywords: modernism, modernity, satire, T.S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis, Virginia Woolf, Ezra Pound

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781949979893
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781949979893.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Rulo, author