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Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Kristin Bluemel


This collection of original critical chapters launches a long-term project marking out a new period and style in twentieth-century literary history. It covers the fiction, memoirs, criticism and journalism of writers such as Elizabeth Bowen, Storm Jameson, William Empson, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, Harold Heslop, T. H. White, John Grierson, Margery Allingham and Stella Gibbons, focusing on the qualities that distinguish these writers' literary efforts from those of the modernists or postmodernists. The chapters focus on three kinds of intermodern features in texts that are typically ignor ... More

Keywords: fiction, memories, criticism, journalism, modernists, postmodernists, intermodern features, cultural features, political features, literary features

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780748635092
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kristin Bluemel, author