Modernism and Affect

Taylor, Julie (2015) Modernism and Affect. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748693252

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Abstract

This book addresses an under-researched area of modernist studies, reconsidering modernist attitudes towards feeling in the light of the humanities’ turn to affect. The eleven original chapters and chapter-length introduction consider the affective dimensions of a range of forms and media – including literature, architecture, philosophy, dance, visual art, and design – tracing modernism from its origins in the nineteenth-century to its afterlives in the postwar period. Modernism and Affect engages with contemporary theories of affect but also turns to a surprisingly wide range of theoretical models – including psychoanalysis, phenomenology, critical theory and poststructuralism – as it emphasises the complexities of modernist affect and emotion.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Q300 English studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
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Depositing User: Julie Taylor
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 09:57
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2016 16:26
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/26263

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