Frédéric Regard

Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne

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Cycnos | Volume 11 n°2

Time for Feeling: The Structure of George Orwell’s Archaic Postmodernism

“[I]t is ourselves we are encountering whenever we invent fictions. There may even be a real relation between certain kinds of effectiveness in literature and totalitarianism in politics.Frank Kermode (The Sense of an Ending) Harold Bloom called it “the anxiety of influence”: the stuff the thing literary is made of, the artist’s need to go at a tangent to the main stream1. This theory has an obvious relevance to the rise of what is known as “modernism”, this decisive shift from the classic realist tradition to ...”

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