Proust, Mann, Joyce in the modernist context


Proust, Mann, Joyce in the modernist context

Gerald Gillespie

Catholic University of America Press, c2003

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315) and index


  • The spaces of truth and cathedral window light
  • Epiphany : applicability of a modernist term
  • The place of fin-de-sicle nature
  • Prime coordinates in modernist cultural mappings
  • Ironic realism and the foundational romance
  • Cinematic narration in the modernist novel
  • City of wo/man : labyrinth, wilderness, garden
  • Afterthoughts of Hamlet : Goethe's Wilhelm, Joyce's Stephen
  • Educational experiment in Thomas Mann
  • The music of things and the hieroglyphics of family talk in Joyce's fictions
  • The ways of Hermes in the works of Thomas Mann
  • Harrowing hell with Proust, Joyce, and Mann
  • The haunted narrator before the gate (Joyce, Kafka, Hesse, Butor)
  • Structures of the self and narrative



This work centres on three writers whose prose fictions became exemplary of the modernist drive to reconstitute a vision of life with universal reach. Chapters treating the authors' themes and traits are bracketed by chapters establishing the cultural continuum in which they worked.

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