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Modernism and Morality

Ethical Devices in European and American Fiction

Modernism and Morality by Martin Halliwell
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Modernism and Morality discusses the relationship between artistic and moral ideas in European and American literary modernism. Rather than reading modernism as a complete rejection of social morality, this study shows how early twentieth-century writers like Conrad, Faulkner, Gide, Kafka, Mann and Stein actually devised new aesthetic techniques to address ethical problems. By focusing on a range of decadent, naturalist, avant-garde and expatriate writers between 1890 and the late 1930s this book reassesses the moral trajectory of transatlantic fiction.
Palgrave Macmillan; September 2001
273 pages; ISBN 9780230502734
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Title: Modernism and Morality
Author: Martin Halliwell
 
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0230502733
9780230502734
9780333918845