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作者 Goldstein, Bill, author
書名 The world broke in two : Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the year that changed literature / Bill Goldstein
出版項 New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2017
國際標準書號 9780805094022 (hardback)
9781627795296 (electronic book)
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  PR888.M63 G65 2017    在架上    30610020553798
說明 x, 351 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
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附註 "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one pivotal year. As 1922 begins, all four are literally at a loss for words, confronting an uncertain creative future despite success in the past. The literary ground is shifting, as Ulysses is published in February and Proust's In Search of Lost Time begins to be published in England in the autumn. Yet, dismal as their prospects seemed in January, by the end of the year Woolf has started Mrs. Dalloway, Forster has, for the first time in nearly a decade, returned to work on the novel that will become A Passage to India, Lawrence has written Kangaroo, his unjustly neglected and most autobiographical novel, and Eliot has finished--and published to acclaim--"The Waste Land." As Willa Cather put it, "The world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts," and what these writers were struggling with that year was in fact the invention of modernism. Based on original research, The World Broke in Two captures both the literary breakthroughs and the intense personal dramas of these beloved writers as they strive for greatness"-- Provided by publisher
"A literary history of the year 1922 in the lives of Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster, and T.S. Eliot"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-334) and index
主題 English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Nineteen twenty-two, A.D
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain
Literature and society -- History -- 20th century
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 -- Criticism and interpretation
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. bisacsh
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading. bisacsh
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