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IntermodernismLiterary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain$
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Kristin Bluemel

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780748635092

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.001.0001

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Rebecca West's Palimpsestic Praxis: Crafting the Intermodern Voice of Witness

Rebecca West's Palimpsestic Praxis: Crafting the Intermodern Voice of Witness

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(p.150) 8 Rebecca West's Palimpsestic Praxis: Crafting the Intermodern Voice of Witness
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Intermodernism
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Debra Rae Cohen

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.003.0009

This chapter presents another discussion on the intermodern mode, which is also found in Rebecca West's postwar writing. It looks at West's reporting on the Nuremberg Trials and determines that her qualities of language, full narrative stance, and immediate postwar theme are characteristic of intermodernism.

Keywords:   intermodern mode, Rebecca West, postwar writing, Nuremberg Trials, narrative stance, qualities of language, postwar theme, intermodernism

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