The Cambridge introduction to British fiction, 1900-1950 /

"Examining the work of more than one hundred writers, in a wide variety of genres including detective, spy, gothic, fantasy, comic, and science fiction, this book is an unusually comprehensive introduction to the novels and short stories of the period. Providing fresh readings of famous moderni...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Caserio, Robert L., 1944- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Series:Cambridge introductions to literature.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. British Narrative Fiction in Terms of "Period" and "Treatments"
  • Interchapter 1. James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916)
  • 2. The Artist as Critic: Ideas of Fiction, 1890-1938
  • Interchapter 2. Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, and Virginia Woolf
  • 3. Seeing Modernism Through
  • Interchapter 3. Short Stories by Rudyard Kipling and Katherine Mansfield
  • 4. British Fiction amid Non-Fictional Discourses in the Era of Modernism
  • Interchapter 4. British Fiction's Ideas of History, 1923-1946
  • 5. Entertaining Fictions
  • Interchapter 5. Entertainments: Graham Greene, E.F. Benson, and Olaf Stapledon
  • 6. Collective Welfare and Warfare: British Fiction 1936-1950
  • Coda: Short Stories by Elizabeth Bowen and Angus Wilson.