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Parkes, Adam, 1966-
A sense of shock : the impact of Impressionism on modern British and Irish writing / Adam Parkes
Alternate Title Impact of Impressionism on modern British and Irish writing
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PR468.A76 P37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Impressionism in literature
Visualization in literature
Imagery (Psychology) in literature
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain
Physical Description xviii, 284 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-264) and index
Contents "A sense of justice": Ruskin, Whistler, and James -- "A chain of secret influences": Pater's disciples -- "Fugitive imaginings": art, nationhood, and George Moore's racial instincts -- "Shocks and surprises": Conrad, terrorism and languages of sensation -- "Violent moments of being": Woolf, Pater, and Fry -- "The typical man of this period": Ford's depression -- Epilogue: Bowen's demolished moment

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