Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $75.00|
| Book Description: |
VirtualModernism examines the emergence of American literary modernism from the eruptionof popular culture in the early twentieth century. Employing readings of the worksof Stephen Crane, Henry James, James Weldon Johnson,Djuna Barnes, and Gertrude Stein, Katherine Biers argues that American modernistwriters developed a "poetics of the virtual" in response to the rise of mass communicationstechnologies.