Dostoevsky and English Modernism 1900–1930.

Kaye, Peter.

Dostoevsky and English Modernism 1900–1930. - 1 online resource (258 pages)

Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER 1 Introduction -- THE ENGLISH HORIZON OF EXPECTATIONS -- DOSTOEVSKY AND THE PROBLEM OF ARTISTIC INTENTION -- CHAPTER 2 Prophetic rage and rivalry: D.H.Lawrence -- FIRST CONNECTIONS -- LAWRENCE, MURRY, AND DOSTOEVSKY: A TRIANGLE OF DISPUTE -- DOSTOEVSKY AND THE DISEASE OF MENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS -- OTHER WRITERS AND THEIR DOSTOEVSKY VEXATIONS -- TWINS OF PROPHECY: SUPRESSED NARRATIVE AFFINITIES -- THE GRAND INQUISITOR: TRUTH OF THE TALE, PERVERSITY OF THE TELLER -- RESPONSES FROM A MUTABLE MESSIAH: KANGAROO AND THE ESCAPED COCK -- CHAPTER 3 A modernist ambivalence: Virginia Woolf -- ENCOUNTER WITH AN ARTLESS SAGE (1912-1920) -- DOSTOEVSKY AND THE STRUGGLE OF THE MODERNS (1921-1925) -- A COOLING OF ENTHUSIASM (1926-1941) -- THE POETICS OF PARTIES: A LITERARY COMPARISON -- CHAPTER 4 Sympathy, truth, and artlessness: Arnold Bennett -- BENNETT AS PUBLICIST FOR TRANSLATION (1899-1911) -- CHANGING FICTIONAL VALUES (1912-1920) -- BENNETT AS MORALISTIC ADVOCATE, 1921-1931 -- CHAPTER 5 Keeping the monster at bay: Joseph Conrad -- TURGENEV AS REFUGE FROM DOSTOEVSKIAN STORM -- THE RUSSIAN CIRCLE OF THE GARENTTS -- THE CZARIST BLIGHT AND DOSTOEVSKY -- EVOLUTION OF AN UNWONTED RIVALRY -- POINT/COUNTERPOINT: UNDER WESTERN EYES AND CRIME AND PUNISHMENT -- CHAPTER 6 Dostoevsky and the gentleman-writers: E.M.Forster, John Galsworthy, and Henry James -- FORSTER'S DISCOMFORTING ADMIRATION -- GALSWORTHY AND THE LIMITS OF GENTEEL RESTRAINT -- JAMES AND THE SACRILEGE OF ART -- PRINCESS CASAMASSIMA AND RAW YOUTH: A STUDY OF CONTRASTS -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- 2 PROPHETIC RAGE AND RIVALRY: D. H. LAWRENCE -- 3 A MODERNIST AMBIVALENCE: VIRGINIA WOOLF -- 4 SYMPATHY, TRUTH, AND ARTLESSNESS: ARNOLD BENNETT -- 5 KEEPING THE MONSTER AT BAY: JOSEPH CONRAD. 6 DOSTOEVSKY AND THE GENTLEMAN-WRITERS: E. M. FORSTER, JOHN GALSWORTHY, AND HENRY JAMES -- CONCLUSION -- Selected bibliography -- DOSTOEVSKY AND RELATED WORKS -- ENGLAND'S LITERARY AND CULTURAL SCENE, 1900-1930 -- GENERAL CRITICISM, CRITICAL THEORY, AND MODERN THOUGHT -- D. H. LAWRENCE -- VIRGINIA WOOLF -- ARNOLD BENNETT -- JOSEPH CONRAD -- E. M. FORSTER, JOHN GALSWORTHY, AND HENRY JAMES -- Index.

A study of the responses of major English novelists of the early twentieth century to Dostoevsky's work.

9780511149603


English literature--20th century--History and criticism.


Electronic books.

PR478.M6 K39 1999

823.91209