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The modern world: ten great writers

The modern world: ten great writers

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This book, in ten succinct essays, examines the ten "greats" of early 20th century literature. In each case the author's most important work is discussed in the context of the author's life, other writings and place in the modernist movement/5.

A literary ""Shock of the New"" from critic and novelist Bradbury (Cuts, ; Unsent Letters, p. ; etc.)—here illuminating the modern movement in literature through ten great writers.

Originally the companion text to a British TV series, this is a general but thoughtful collage. Bradbury starts with the 's and 70's, with the great, tormented Underground Man, Dostoyevsky.

Get this from a library. The modern world: ten great writers. [Malcolm Bradbury] -- Examines ten modern writers whose works have reshaped our concept of literature.

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