Modernism and Cosmology

Absurd Lights

  • Katherine Ebury

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Katherine Ebury
    Pages 1-29
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    Pages 30-65
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    Pages 66-99
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    Pages 100-127
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    Pages 128-153
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    Pages 154-180
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    Pages 181-187
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 188-210

About this book


Through examining the work of W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett, Katherine Ebury shows cosmology had a considerable impact on modernist creative strategies, developing alternative reading models of difficult texts such as Finnegans Wake and 'The Trilogy'.


Modernism Literature and Science Cosmology Beckett cosmology cosmos Samuel Beckett William Butler Yeats

Authors and affiliations

  • Katherine Ebury
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48369-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39375-3
  • About this book