[Msa-discuss] Special issue of The Cambridge Quarterly: After Modernism?

Wray, Rebecca rebecca.wray at oxfordjournals.org
Fri Oct 2 11:20:28 EDT 2009


*Special issue of The Cambridge Quarterly: After Modernism?*

*About After Modernism?*
This special issue looks at the richly ambiguous middle decades of the
twentieth century, the years from 1930 to 1960. In a time of crisis, in
the shadow of war, a generation of English writers re-discovers the
potent virtues of the national-popular. They observe the urgent quest
for a newly imagined collective identity, a new heimlichkeit. They
emerge, in 1945, chastened yet still dissenting, to chronicle, to
question and to satirise a world of Coronation, Cold War and somnolent
consumerism. What power does the writer still possess in this, the
latest era of modernity?

*Free articles*
For further insight into this issue, why not read the full editorial by
Geoffrey Wall and Geoff Ward? It is currently available free online at
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/1 

Also FREE: Auden's Call to Arms: 'Spain' and Psychoanalysis, John
Farrell: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/2 

*Table of contents*
You can also browse the table of contents online at Coded URL
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/3. If your library has a
subscription you will be able to read the full text articles by clicking
on the links below.

FREE: Introduction: After Modernism?, Geoffrey Wall and Geoff Ward 
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/1 

'Even a still life is alive': Visual Art and Bloomsbury Aesthetics in
the Early Poetry of Louis MacNeice, Tom Walker 
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/4 
 
The Same Again? Repetition and Refrain in Louis MacNeice, Neil Corcoran

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/5 

FREE: Auden's Call to Arms: 'Spain' and Psychoanalysis, John Farrell
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/2 

Englishness in a Time of Crisis: George Orwell, John Betjeman, and the
Second World War, Peter Lowe
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/6 

Elizabeth Taylor and the Coronation, N. H. Reeve
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/7 

'Readings will grow erratic' in Philip Larkin's 'Deceptions', Peter
Robinson
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/3755/8 

Best wishes,
Becky Wray
Oxford Journals

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Rebecca Wray
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