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The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English$
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Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780748620111

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.001.0001

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1928, London: A Strange Interlude

1928, London: A Strange Interlude

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(p.73) Chapter 6 1928, London: A Strange Interlude
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The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English
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Chris Baldic

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0007

This chapter examines the directly literary developments of 1928, studying the movement of modernism, along with Cyril Connolly's model of literary modernity. The next section takes a look at the war-books boom of 1928–30, which represents partly a revival of a masculine vernacular realism. Finally, the chapter discusses the central obsessions of 1920s literature.

Keywords:   literary developments, modernism, Cyril Connolly, literary modernity, war-books boom, masculine vernacular realism, central obsessions

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