Speaking Through Grey Area: The Inter World War Writings of T.S. Eliot and Dorothy L Sayers

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Speaking Through Grey Area: The Inter World War Writings of T.S. Eliot and Dorothy L Sayers

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dc.contributor.advisor Berry, Amanda en_US
dc.contributor.author Oliver, Hannah Abigail Margaret en_US
dc.contributor.other Pike, David en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-22T15:01:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-22T15:01:23Z
dc.date.created 2011 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-08-22
dc.identifier.other Oliver_american_0008M_10044 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1961/11093
dc.description Degree awarded: M.A. Literature. American University en_US
dc.description.abstract The goal of this project is to investigate the relationship of 1930's British modernism and the popular return to classical western traditions. The project of modernism had many variants depending on the practitioner and a broader reach than the avant-garde realm we have placed it in to allow post-modernism to grow in linear success from modernism. During its time of composition, modernist work was being created in reaction to a period of radical uncertainty. The goal of this essay is not refutation of high modernism, or to idealize the dreaming spires of Oxford, but to bring the conversation between the two as it existed between them at the time. By examining key works of T.S. Eliot and Dorothy L. Sayers we can begin to see where these classical ideals occur and begin building an argument as to why in this era of turmoil perceived by scholars as defeatist, projects of hope and cyclic history flourished. en_US
dc.format.extent 98 p. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.publisher American University en_US
dc.subject Literature en_US
dc.subject.other Christianity en_US
dc.subject.other Cyclical History en_US
dc.subject.other Dorothy L Sayers en_US
dc.subject.other Modernism en_US
dc.subject.other T.S. Eliot en_US
dc.subject.other World War en_US
dc.title Speaking Through Grey Area: The Inter World War Writings of T.S. Eliot and Dorothy L Sayers en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US


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