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Modernist Cultural Studies

Catherine Driscoll


For many scholars, cultural studies are viewed as a product of postmodern criticism and as the antithesis of modernism. This book argues that we must view what we call cultural studies as a direct continuation of the innovations and concerns of modernism and the modernists. It provides a fresh take on arguments — some seemingly unresolvable — that pivot on modernism's desire for novelty. Defining modernity as a critical attitude rather than a time period, it describes the many things these ostensibly different fields of inquiry have in common and reveals why cultural studies must be viewed as ... More

Keywords: cultural studies, modernism, cinema, fiction, popular music, art, love, adolescence, fashion, work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034249
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034249.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Driscoll, author
University of Sydney

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