Read e-book online A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism (Modernist Latitudes) PDF

By Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

ISBN-10: 023116520X

ISBN-13: 9780231165204

ISBN-10: 0231165218

ISBN-13: 9780231165211

Bringing jointly top critics and literary scholars, a brand new Vocabulary for worldwide Modernism argues for brand spanking new methods of knowing the character and improvement of twentieth-century literature and tradition. students have principally understood modernism as an American and ecu phenomenon. these parameters have extended in fresh many years, however the incorporation of a number of origins and impacts has usually been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tricky to consider modernism globally. supplying replacement techniques, A New Vocabulary for international Modernism introduces pathways via worldwide records and new frameworks that supply a richer, extra consultant set of strategies for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays each one encouraged through a severe time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational ideas of modernism and the tools we deliver to modernist stories once we technique the sphere as an international phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms now we have lengthy linked to modernism, equivalent to culture, antiquity, sort, and translation. New paradigms, reminiscent of context, slum, reproduction, pantomime, and puppets come to be the archive extends past its eu heart. In bringing jointly and reexamining the regularly occurring in addition to the emergent, the individuals to this quantity supply a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of global literature and modernist studies.

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