Prisoner #42821

“George L. Pal (left) survived Auschwitz and two slave labour camps in the last year of the war. He wrote a book about his experiences and is included in a new collection of Holocaust writing.” FULL STORY



Lost Generaton found

August 19th, 2014

James Gifford has edited a number of collections before publishing his first monograph, treatment Personal Modernisms: Anarchist Networks and the Later Avant-Gardes (University of Alberta Press $34.95) in 2014. This literary history recovers the “lost generation” of writers of the 1930s and 1940s. Gifford examines the anti-authoritarian quality of contemporaries Alex Comfort, Robert Duncan, page Lawrence Durrell, J.F. Hendry, Henry Miller, Elizabeth Smart, Dylan Thomas, and Henry Treece to forge a link between Late Modernist and postmodernist literature. James Gifford is Associate Professor of English and director of the university core at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Vancouver. He has also held academic posts at Simon Fraser and Victoria Universities. He lists as particular interests: Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, Elizabeth Smart, T.S. Eliot, Robert Duncan, Aidan Higgins, and related authors. He holds a BA, English from Simon Fraser University and a PhD, English from the University of Alberta. 978-1-77212-001-1

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