[Msa-discuss] Artificial Light in Modernist Literature
mcrae at fredonia.edu
Tue Oct 18 23:28:09 EDT 2011
As for figuring prominently, Mina Loy's "Lunar Baedeker:
with the chandelier souls
from Pharoah's tombstones
to mercurial doomsdays
in furrowed phosphorous---
the eye-white sky-light
of lunar lusts
"Wing shows on Starway"
On 10/18/2011 11:02 PM, Jackson, Bob wrote:
> In addition to all these works people are mentioning, you may also want to check out WC Sharpe's NEW YORK NOCTURNE: THE CITY AFTER DARK IN LITERATURE, PAINTING, AND PHOTOGRAPHY, 1850-1950 (Princeton, 2008), which won the MSA book prize a couple years ago, and which deals with urban electrification centrally. Great book.
> From: msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu [msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu] On Behalf Of Stephen Pasqualina [spasqual at usc.edu]
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> Subject: [Msa-discuss] Artificial Light in Modernist Literature
> Could anyone suggest examples from modernist writers—essays, novels, plays, poems, or even letters—in which artificial light figures prominently?
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