The Dialect of Modernism

The Dialect of Modernism

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qReaders [will] be hard-pressed to deny North's revisionary insight: black dialect as performance is an unrecognized bridge between modernism and the Harlem Renaissance.q--American Literature. qThe most significant rereading of traditional American modernists in years.q--South Atlantic Review.aquot;Ita#39;s filling up the deepest gulf that separates class from class and soul from soul, aquot; as Henry Higgins crows in the play ... Dona#39;s lesson also ends in dance, but in this case the student and his sidekick transform the professora#39;s tongue twister into aanbsp;...

Title:The Dialect of Modernism
Author:Michael North
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 1994


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