This book provides a panoramic view of the modern age in English literature and its intellectual contexts. It describes the ideas, debates and events that determined the trajectory of literature and the arts in the modern age – the discussions on democracy and equality; deliberations on the scientific developments of the age; the intellectual impact of the two World Wars; philosophical and scientific insights into the human mind; and innovations and experiments with language.
Sipra Mukherjee teaches at the Department of English, West Bengal State University.
Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, University of Hyderabad. His most recent books include The Transnational in English Literature: Shakespeare to the Modern (2015), Citizenship and Identity in the Age of Surveillance (2015), The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary (2015) and Postcolonial Studies: An Anthology (2015). His forthcoming work includes a book on the Indian graphic novel.
of Publications of the Modern Age