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The Resource Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens : the performance of modern consciousness, Sara J. Ford

Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens : the performance of modern consciousness, Sara J. Ford

Label
Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens : the performance of modern consciousness
Title
Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens
Title remainder
the performance of modern consciousness
Statement of responsibility
Sara J. Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book traces the presence of the theater, both as an abstract concept and a literal space, in the plays and poetry of Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens as it attempts to explain the parallel depictions of consciousness that are found in both authors' work. Literary modernists inherited a self that was fallible, a self that was seen as an ultimately failed gesture of expression, and throughout much modern literature is a sense of disillusionment with more traditional notions of selfhood. As more conventional ways of thinking about consciousness became untenable, so too did conventional
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Sara J.
Dewey number
810.9/112
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3537.T323
LC item number
Z5895 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in major literary authors
Series volume
v. 14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • Stevens, Wallace
  • Stevens, Wallace
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • James, William
  • American literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Performing arts in literature
  • Consciousness in literature
  • Self in literature
  • James, William
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • Stevens, Wallace
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • Stevens, Wallace
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Consciousness in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Performing arts in literature
  • Psychology
  • Self in literature
  • United States
  • Bewusstsein
Label
Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens : the performance of modern consciousness, Sara J. Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-125) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Consciousness ungrounded : William James and modernist expression -- Relationships in a landscape : Stein's operas and plays and the investigation into modern consciousness -- Language as a blind glass : artistic expression as performance in Stein's Tender buttons -- Stevens' verse plays : the drama of the mind -- Willful illusions : Stevens' poetry and the performance of poetic consciousness
Control code
822561581
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 129 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203616987
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822561581
Label
Gertrude Stein and Wallace Stevens : the performance of modern consciousness, Sara J. Ford
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-125) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Consciousness ungrounded : William James and modernist expression -- Relationships in a landscape : Stein's operas and plays and the investigation into modern consciousness -- Language as a blind glass : artistic expression as performance in Stein's Tender buttons -- Stevens' verse plays : the drama of the mind -- Willful illusions : Stevens' poetry and the performance of poetic consciousness
Control code
822561581
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 129 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203616987
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822561581

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