The aim of Recharting the Thirties is to revitalize the awareness of the reading public with regard to eighteen writers whose books have been largely ignored by publishers and scholars since their major works first appeared in the thirties. The selection is not based on a political agenda, but encompasses a wide and divergent range of philosophies; clearly, the contrasts between Empson and Upward, or between Powell and Slater, indicated the wide-ranging vision of the period. Women writers of the period have largely been marginalized, and the writings of Sackville-West and Burdekin, for example, not only present distinct feminine voices of the period, but also illuminate how much good literature has been forgotten.
This book contains eighteen essays about English writers of the 1930s whose works have been largely ignored because of the overwhelming influence of W. H. Auden in the period.
About the Author :
Patrick J Quinn has contributed to Recharting the Thirties as an author.
Patrick J. Quinn is Professor of English Literature at University College, Northampton.
Steven Trout is Associate Professor of English at Fort Hays State Universtity.
|Title:||Recharting the Thirties||Publisher:||Susquehanna University Press|
|Author:||Patrick J Quinn|
|No. of Pages:||303|
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