A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism

In the following chapters of A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism: Rewriting Mrs Dalloway, I will observe two approaches to rewriting Woolf's canonical novel: first, rewriting has a genetic dimension which opens perspectives into ...

A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism

This new book examines how a range of authors today perpetuate Virginia Woolf's literary legacy, by creating new forms adapted to their new ages and audiences. Addressing questions about the current penchant for refashioning our canon in order to update, this book will be valuable reading for both students and scholars of Woolf.

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A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: M. Latham
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-27 - Publisher: Springer

This new book examines how a range of authors today perpetuate Virginia Woolf's literary legacy, by creating new forms adapted to their new ages and audiences. Addressing questions about the current penchant for refashioning our canon in order to update, this book will be valuable reading for both students and
Conversations with Biographical Novelists
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Michael Lackey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

How does a writer approach a novel about a real person? In this new collection of interviews, authors such as Emma Donoghue, David Ebershoff, David Lodge, Colum McCann, Colm Tóibín, and Olga Tokarczuk sit down with literary scholars to discuss the relationship of history, truth, and fiction. Taken together, these
Biofiction and Writers’ Afterlives
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Bethany Layne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-25 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The twelve essays collected in this work explore the afterlives of nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers in biographical fiction, or biofiction, and its sister genre, the biopic. The essays situate these genres in relation to their generic, cultural, and ideological contexts, and are organised into four groups. The first locates the
Recycling Virginia Woolf in Contemporary Art and Literature
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Monica Latham, Caroline Marie, Anne-Laure Rigeade
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Recycling Virginia Woolf in Contemporary Art and Literature exam>ines Woolf’s life and oeuvre from the perspective of recycling and pro>vides answers to essential questions such as: Why do artists and writers recycle Woolf’s texts and introduce them into new circuits of meaning? Why do they perpetuate her iconic fgure in
Ireland, the Irish, and the Rise of Biofiction
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Michael Lackey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Biofiction is literature that names its protagonist after an actual historical figure, and it has become a dominant literary form over the last 35 years. What has not yet been scholarly acknowledged or documented is that the Irish played a crucial role in the origins, evolution, rise, and now dominance