Modern Tradition, 1965 Eds Richard Ellmann Charles Feidelson, Jr.

Modern Tradition Backgrounds of Modern Literature 1965 Eds Richard Ellmann Charles Feidelson Jr

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The Modern Tradition: Backgrounds of Modern Literature, 1965 is edited by  Richard Ellmann and Charles Feidelson, Jr.

  • A remarkable collection of 193 essays exploring the cultural threads of modern (mid 19th to mid 20th centuries) literature by the most exciting and creative minds of the period.
  • Organized under the following major topics, each with an introductory essay:
    • Symbolism
    • Realism
    • Nature
    • Cultural History
    • The Unconscious
    • Myth
    • Existence
    • Faith
  • With 3 to 7 essays each on sub-topic determined by the above major headings. For example, the essays on Nature are divided under these headings: Struggle, Organicism, Mechanical Force and Indeterminacy.

A Treasured addition for your library for reference, pleasure, education!

This red hardcover copy is in very good condition, a name is written on the reverse of the front cover, and there is some foxing, but there are no other marks, tears, or other damage. There is no dust jacket. Overall, this is a firmly bound book with very slight shelf war.

The book measures 6 1/4 inches by 9 1/4 inches by 1 1/2 inches. It has 953 pages.

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