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  • Reading 1922by Michael North

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 54.99

    This engaging study returns to a truly remarkable year, the year in which both Ulysses and The Waste Land were published, in which The Great Gatsby was set, and during which the Fascisti took over in Italy, the Irish Free State was born, the Harlem Renaissance reached its peak, Charlie Chaplin's popularity crested, and King Tutankhamen's tomb... more...

  • The Dialect of Modernismby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 49.99

    The Dialect of Modernism uncovers the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism.Rebelling against the standard language, and literature written in it, modernists, such as Joseph Conrad, Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams reimagined themselves as racial aliens... more...

  • Machine-Age Comedyby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 21.99

    In this latest addition to Oxford's Modernist Literature & Culture series, renowned modernist scholar Michael North poses fundamental questions about the relationship between modernity and comic form in film, animation, the visual arts, and literature. Machine-Age Comedy vividly constructs a cultural history that spans the entire twentieth century,... more...

  • The Political Aesthetic of Yeats, Eliot, and Poundby Michael North

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 37.00

    The book includes accounts of the political activities of these three writers. more...

  • Kommunikation, Handel, Geld und Banken in der Frühen Neuzeitby Michael North

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00

    Kommunikation, Handel, Geld und Banken scheinen auf den ersten Blick heterogene Untersuchungsgegenstände zu sein. Michael North diskutiert in diesem Band gemeinsame Strukturelemente. Hierzu gehört vor allem die gesamteuropäische Prägung, die noch heute in Begriffen wie Post, Bank, Börse oder Bankrott zum Ausdruck kommt. In keinem Sektor... more...

  • The Dialect of Modernismby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    The Dialect of Modernism uncovers the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism.Rebelling against the standard language, and literature written in it, modernists, such as Joseph Conrad, Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams reimagined themselves as racial aliens... more...

  • Camera Worksby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 37.99

    Camera Works is about the impact of photography and film on modern art and literature. With examples from the avant-garde of the little magazine and from classic authors like Fitzgerald and Hemingway, it argues that literature and art become modern by responding to these new means of representation. more...

  • Artistic and Cultural Exchanges between Europe and Asia, 1400-1900by Michael North

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The European expansion to Asia was driven by the desire for spices and Asian luxury products. Its results, however, exceeded the mere exchange of commodities and precious metals. The meeting of Asia and Europe signaled not only the beginnings of a global market but also a change in taste and lifestyle that influences our lives even today. Manifold... more...

  • 'Material Delight and the Joy of Living'by Michael North

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed a commercialization of culture as it became less courtly and more urban. The marketing of culture became separate from the production of culture. New cultural entrepreneurs entered the stage: the impresario, the publisher, the book seller, the art dealer, the auction house, and the reading society served as middlemen... more...

  • Sustainable Catalysisby Michael North

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2015; US$ 300.00

    Focussing on catalysis without metals or other endangered elements, this book is an important reference for researchers working in catalysis and green chemistry. more...