Modern Literature

Modern literature may refer to

  • Modernist literature, the literary form of modernism
  • History of modern literature, new developments in reading and publishing from the modern period onwards

Famous quotes containing the words modern literature, modern and/or literature:

    Modern literature seduces with insults, riddles, and inside stories.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight outrage against universal laws.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn’t make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)