Disciplining Modernism by P. Caughie

Disciplining Modernism

EditorP. Caughie

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A Poiret dress, a Catholic shrine in France, Thomas Walliss Hoover Factory building, an Edna Manley sculpture, the poetry of Bei Dao, the internal combustion engine- what makes such artifacts modernist? Disciplining Modernism explores the different ways disciplines conceive modernism and modernity, undisciplining modernist studies in the process.

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PAMELA L. CAUGHIE teaches modernism and theory at Loyola University Chicago, USA. President of the Modernist Studies Association in 2010, Caughie is author of Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism (1991) and Passing and Pedagogy: The Dynamics of Responsibility (1999), and editor of Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (2000...
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Title:Disciplining ModernismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230235085

ISBN - 13:9780230235083

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Introduction--P.L.Caughie
Definitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/Modernity/Modernism--S.S.Friedman
Uncanny Modernism, Or Analysis Interminable--S.Ross
Imagining World Literatures: Modernism and Comparative Literature--J.Berman
Taking the Detour, Finding the Rebels: Crossroads of Caribbean and Modernist Studies--M.L.Emery
Some Thoughts on Religion and Modernity: The Case of the Lourdes Shrine in Nineteenth-Century France--S.K.Kaufman
Balzacs Golden Triangles in the Colonial Genealogies of French Modernism--L.Constable
Modern, Moderne and Modernistic: Le Corbusier, Thomas Wallis and the Problem of Art Deco--B.Elliott
Fantasies of the New Class: New Criticism, Harvard Sociology, and the Idea of the University--S.Schryer
Downsizing "the Great Divide": A Reflexive Approach to Modernism, Disciplinarity, and Class--L.Cucullu
Lady Chatterleys Broker: The Irresistible Rise of Modernist Capitalism--J.Rose
Modernism, Economics, Anthropology--G.Willmott
Modernist Studies and Anthropology: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Possible Futures--M.Manganaro
The Famished Roar of Automobiles: Modernity, the Internal Combustion Engine, and Modernism--G.Leonard
The Mass Production of the Senses: Classical Cinema as Vernacular Modernism--M.B.Hansen
Afterword--S.S.Friedman
Works Cited
Index