The English Novel in History, 1895-1920, Paperback

The English Novel in History, 1895-1920 Paperback


Written especially for students and assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, David Trotter's "The English Novel in History 1895-1920" provides a comprehensive introduction to early 20th-century fiction This study embraces the whole range of early 20th-century fiction, from avant-garde innovations to popular mass-market genres.

Separate sections are devoted to James, Conrad, Kipling, Bennett, Lawrence, Lewis, and Joyce.

It establishes a classification of literary styles in the period.

Based on this classification, it offers an account of the subject-matters which preoccupied writers of all kinds: gender, race, nationality, sexual psychology, production and consumption. "The English Novel in History" aims to redefine our understanding of literary Modernism, and should be useful reading for all students of modern English literature.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
  • ISBN: 9780415015028


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