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Regression and apocalypse : studies in North American literary expressionism / Sherrill E. Grace.

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Subject: American drama > 20th century > History and criticism.
American fiction (English) > 20th century > History and criticism.
Expressionism in literature.
Canadian drama (English) > 20th century > History and criticism.
Canadian fiction (English) > 20th century > History and criticism.
Théâtre canadien-anglais > 20e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Théâtre américain > 20e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Roman canadien-anglais > 20e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Roman américain > 20e siècle > Histoire et critique.
Expressionnisme dans la littérature.
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  • ISBN: 9781442679153
  • ISBN: 1442679158
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 318 pages, [30] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
  • Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1989.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. 'Entartete Kunst' : modernism in Germany. 1. Expressionism : history, definition, and theory. 2. German Expressionism in the arts -- pt. 2. Expressionism on the North American stage. 3. 'The new art of the theater' in New York and Toronto. 4. Eugene O'Neill : the American Georg Kaiser. 5. Herman Voaden's 'symphonic Expressionism' -- pt. 3. Expressionism and the modern novel. 6. The dark night of the soul : Djuna Barnes's Nightwood. 7. The soul in writhing anguish : Malcolm Lowry's Under the volcano. 8. Sheila Watson and the 'double hook' of expressive abstraction. 9. 'The real soul-sickness' : self-creation and the Expressionist method in Ralph Ellison's Invisible man -- pt. 4. The Expressionist legacy. 10. From Modernism to Postmodernism : conclusions, speculations, and questions.
Summary: Working from a set of topoi and structural paradigms, Grace discusses selected examples of expressionistic texts.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
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