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The Fruited PlainFables for a Postmodern Democracy

The Fruited Plain: Fables for a Postmodern Democracy

Alvin Kernan

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092905
eISBN:
9780300128345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092905.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The beleaguered Joad family of Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath struggled in an era of disappointed dreams and empty pockets. But how might the grandchildren of that Dust Bowl generation fare in today's ... More

The Memoirs of Ernest A. ForssgrenProust's Swedish Valet

The Memoirs of Ernest A. Forssgren: Proust's Swedish Valet

Ernest Forssgren

William C. Carter (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114638
eISBN:
9780300133363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114638.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The memoirs of Ernest Forssgren (1894–1970), the young Swede who served as Marcel Proust's last valet, provide new insights into Proust's life and death. Previously, Forssgren's memoir has been ... More

Paradoxy of Modernism

Paradoxy of Modernism

Robert Scholes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108200
eISBN:
9780300128840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108200.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book intervenes in ongoing discussions about modernism in the arts during the crucial half-century from 1895 to 1945. While critics of and apologists for modernism have defined modern art and ... More

Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

David Rosen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100716
eISBN:
9780300129489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100716.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a radically new account of Modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth to Auden attempted to present themselves ... More

Proust in Love

Proust in Love

William C. Carter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108125
eISBN:
9780300134889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book portrays Marcel Proust's amorous adventures and misadventures from adolescence through his adult years, supplying where appropriate Proust's own sensitive, intelligent, and often ... More

Uncloseting DramaModernism's Queer Theatres

Uncloseting Drama: Modernism's Queer Theatres

Nick Salvato

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155396
eISBN:
9780300160178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this elegant book, modernism is illuminated through little-known but striking works by Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and others who revived the “closet drama”—plays written largely for private ... More

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