Reassessing the Twentieth-Century Canon

From Joseph Conrad to Zadie Smith

Editors: Allen, N., Simmons, D. (Eds.)

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About this book

The collection brings together experts in the field of twentieth-century writing to provide a volume that is both comprehensive and innovative in its discussion of a set of newly canonical texts. The book includes new applications of philosophical and critical thinking to established texts.

About the authors

Claire Allen, University of Northampton, UK Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton, UK David Bradshaw, University of Oxford, UK R. H. Brown, University of Leeds, UK Jennifer Butler-Keeton, Forence-Lauderdale Public Library, USA Gloria Cronin, Brigham Young University, USA Martyn Colebrook, University of Hull, UK R. J. Ellis, University of Birmingham, UK Susan Alice Fischer, University of New York, USA Sarah Gamble, Swansea University, UK Andrew Harrison, University of Nottingham, UK Richard Jacobs, University of Brighton, UK Lawrence Phillips, Regent's University London, UK Wasfi Shoqairat, Al-Hussein bin Talal University, Jordan Philip Tew, Brunel University, UK Susie Thomas, University of Delaware, USA Nicolas Tredell, Freelance Editor, UK Linda Wagner-Martin, University of North Carolina, USA Gina Whisker, University of Brighton, UK

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Allen, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Snags in the Fairway: Reading

    Bradshaw, David

    Pages 13-26

  • ‘Hasn’t got any name’: Aesthetics, African Americans and Policemen in

    Tredell, Nicolas

    Pages 27-42

  • Urban Spaces, Fragmented Consciousness, and Indecipherable Meaning in

    Harrison, Andrew

    Pages 43-55

  • D. H. Lawrence’s

    Brown, Richard

    Pages 56-74

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reassessing the Twentieth-Century Canon
Book Subtitle
From Joseph Conrad to Zadie Smith
Editors
  • N. Allen
  • D. Simmons
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36601-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137366016
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36600-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47397-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 319
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