[Msa-discuss] Artificial Light in Modernist Literature
mcrae at fredonia.edu
Wed Oct 19 09:31:11 EDT 2011
For figuring prominently, Mina Loy's "Lunar Baedeker." The whole thing
pretty much, but here's one of the artificial lightiest bits (as opposed
to the light caused by biological decay, or reflection off surfaces, or
the eye-white sky-light
of lunar lusts
"Wing shows on Starway"
-Shannon McRae, SUNY Fredonia
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.
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