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Drac, Tell Us About Modernism

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Published by H. Kliczkowski .
Written in English


  • Art - History,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Art & Art Instruction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13357572M
ISBN 108496137139
ISBN 109788496137134

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Modernist literature is heralded for having changed the form and content of literature and exploring new avenues in style and semantics. Characteristics When Modernism was born, it was in reaction to the way of life that was becoming dominant in society at large, the dominance of the way of the city. As Count Dracula’s prisoner, Harker comforts himself by journalizing in shorthand, a modern enough technique that few people could have understood the writing. Like other characters in the novel, Harker feels impressed by new technology. Modernist writers champion the individual and celebrate inner strength. They believe life is unordered. There is a concern with the sub-conscious. British Modernism. The horrors of World War I (), with its accompanying atrocities and senselessness became the catalyst for the Modernist movement in literature and art. Get this from a library! Dracula: between tradition and modernism. [Carol A Senf] -- "Since its publication in , Dracula has never been out of print in English and has inspired literally hundreds of popular films. In fact, this remarkable work, like its predecessor Frankenstein.