[Msa-discuss] Artificial Light in Modernist Literature

Rob Brazeau rbrazeau at ualberta.ca
Wed Oct 19 16:42:05 EDT 2011


For the Moderns, artificial light would have meant both gas and  
electric lighting.  Joyce' s fiction contains countless allusions to  
both.  Michael Rubenstein's _Public Works_ is a valuable resource if  
you are working with Irish writers.

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On 19-Oct-11, at 2:29 PM, Thaggert, Miriam wrote:

> From Langston Hughes’s, “The Weary Blues”:
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> Down on Lenox Avenue the other night
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> By the pale dull pallor of an old gas light
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>       He did a lazy sway…
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> Miriam Thaggert
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> University of Iowa
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