English Modernism, National Identity and the Germans, 18900 / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Taylor & Francis
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About the Author
Petra Rau is Senior Lecturer in Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She has published on modernism, travel writing, war literature and Anglo-German relations.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction; 'A sickening suggestion of common guilt': German renegades and English heroes in Conrad's fiction; Forster's accessible foreignness: Prussian junkers versus 'German cosmopolitans'; Flirting with the beastly Hun: imperial anxiety and modern militarism in the popular fiction of Buchan, Le Oueux and Saki; Ford's 'tricky German fashion': medical modernity and Anglo-Saxon pathology; 'Monster men and women': Woolf's grotesque German body and Lawrence's 'bad' modernity; The 'soldiers of modernism': the lure of Fascist corporeality in travel writing and fiction; 'The thinning of the membrane between the This and the That': Englishness and espionage in blitz writing; Select bibliography; Index.