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The dialect of modernism

race, language, and twentieth-century literature

by North, Michael

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924,
    • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Dialect literature, American -- History and criticism,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- English-speaking countries,
    • African Americans in literature,
    • Black English in literature,
    • Language and culture,
    • Race in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-244) and index.

      StatementMichael North.
      SeriesRace and American culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 N67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1425302M
      ISBN 100195085167
      LC Control Number93036288


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Eliot, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams reimagined themselves as racial aliens and mimicked the strategies of dialect Brand: Oxford University Press. I most associate literary modernism with Joyce and Faulkner, writers who pushed literature’s boundaries further than they had, and perhaps have since, been pushed.

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Dialectic or dialectics (Greek: διαλεκτική, dialektikḗ; related to dialogue), also known as the dialectical method, is at base a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments.

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