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Esty, Joshua, 1967-
Unseasonable youth : modernism, colonialism, and the fiction of development / Jed Esty
Alternate Title Modernism, colonialism, and the fiction of development
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
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Subject(s) English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain
Bildungsromans, English -- History and criticism
Youth in literature
Adolescence in literature
Progress in literature
Colonies in literature
Imperialism in literature
Physical Description xv, 282 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-274) and index
Contents Introduction. Scattered souls: the bildungsroman and colonial modernity; after the novel of progress; Kipling's imperial time; genre, history, and the trope of youth; modernist subjectivity and the world-system -- "National-historical time" from Goethe to George Eliot -- Youth/death: Schreiner and Conrad in the contact zone -- Souls of men under capitalism: Wilde, Wells, and the anti-novel -- Tropics of youth in Woolf and Joyce -- Virgins of empire: the antidevelopmental plot in Rhys and Bowen -- Conclusion: alternative modernity and autonomous youth after 1945
Series Modernist literature & culture

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