Chapter 26. Modernism and Protopostmodernism

  1. John T. Matthews Professor
  1. Patrick O'Donnell Professor

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch26

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

How to Cite

O'Donnell, P. (2009) Modernism and Protopostmodernism, in A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950 (ed J. T. Matthews), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

Author Information

  1. Michigan State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206873

Online ISBN: 9781444310726

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Keywords:

  • relation between modernism and postmodernism;
  • postmodernism is continuous with modernism;
  • more of a shifting of sensibilities than a historical rupture;
  • “another systematic modification of capitalism”;
  • characterizing industrialization and expansion of capitalism;
  • oppositions between male and female - dominant and submissive, empowered and colonized, paranoid and schizoid

Summary

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  • References and Further Reading