The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms by Mark WollaegerThe Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms by Mark Wollaeger

The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms

EditorMark Wollaeger

Hardcover | June 4, 2012

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The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms expands the scope of modernism beyond its traditional focus to explore the contributions of artists from regions like Spain, the Balkans, China, Japan, India, Vietnam, and Nigeria. Together, these essays offer the most comprehensive worldwide examination of modernist studies available. Topics covered include: Richard Wright and photographic modernism; poetry of the Caribbean; Chinese modernism and Lu Xun''s Ah Q-The Real Story; Ben Okri and magical realism; aesthetic autonomy in Paris, Italy, Russia; Cuba''s avant-gardes; geography of Hebrew and Yiddish modernism in Europe; Japanese modernism in works by Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu Riichi; and South African cinema.
Mark Wollaeger is Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Joseph Conrad and the Fictions of Skepticism (1990) and Modernism, Media, and Propaganda: British Narrative from 1900 to 1945 (2006), as well as editor of two collections of essays on Joyce. Matt Eatough is a doctoral candidate in the English Departme...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Global ModernismsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:736 pages, 9.75 X 6.75 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:736 pages, 9.75 X 6.75 X 0.98 inPublished:June 4, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Mark Wollaeger: Introduction Part I : Opening Places, Opening Methods 1. Sanja Bahun: The Balkans Uncovered: Towards Historie Croisee of Modernism 2. Mary Lou Emery: Caribbean Modernism: Plantation to Planetary Part II : Temporality 3. Edwige Tamalet Talbayev: Berber Poetry and the Issue of Derivation: Alternate Symbolist Trajectories 4. Gerard Aching: The Temporalities of Modernity in Spanish American Modernismo: Dario''s Bourgeois King 5. Sara Blair: Nation Time: Richard Wright, Black Power, and Photographic Modernism 6. Eric Hayot: Chinese Modernism, Mimetic Desire, and European Time Part III : Whose Modernism? 7. Xudong Zhang: The Will to Allegory and the Origin of Chinese Modernism: Rereading Lu Xun''s Ah Q-Th e Real Story 8. Jessica Berman: Neither Mirror nor Mimic: Transnational Reading and Indian Narratives in English 9. Neil Lazarus: Modernism and African Literature Part IV : Forms and Modes 10. Sarah L. Lincoln: "Petro-Magic Realism": Ben Okri''s Infl ationary Modernism 11. Eric Bulson: Little Magazines, World Form 12. Jahan Ramazani: Poetry, Modernity, Globalization Part V : Comparative Avant-Gardes 13. Harsha Ram: Futurist Geographies: Uneven Modernities and the Struggle for Aesthetic Autonomy: Paris, Italy, Russia, 1909-1914 14. Vicky Unruh: Modernity''s Labors in Latin America: Th e Cultural Work of Cuba''s Avant-Gardes 15. Ben Tran: Queer Internationalism and Modern Vietnamese Aesthetics Part VI : Forms of Sociality 16. Janet Lyon: Cosmopolitanism and Modernism 17. Peter Kalliney: Jean Rhys: Left Bank Modernist as Postcolonial Intellectual 18. Shachar Pinsker: The Urban Literary Cafe and the Geography of Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism in Europe Part VII : Locating the Transnational 19. Gayle Rogers: The Circulation of Interwar Anglophone and Hispanic Modernisms 20. Anna Westerstahl Stenport: Scandinavian Modernism: Stories of the Transnational and the Discontinuous 21. Susan Stanford Friedman: World Modernisms, World Literature, and Comparativity Part VIII : Translation Zones: Culture, Language, Media 22. Nergis Erturk: Modernism Disfigured: Turkish Literature and the "Other West" 23. Rebecca Beasley: Modernism''s Translations 24. William O. Gardner: Japanese Modernism and "Cine-Text": Fragments and Flows at Empire''s Edge in Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu Riichi Part IX : Film as Vernacular Modernism 25. Miriam Bratu Hansen: Tracking Cinema on a Global Scale 26. Manishita Dass: Visions of Modernity in Colonial India: Cinema, Women, and the City 27. Rosalind C. Morris: Vernacular Modernism and South African Cinema: Capitalism, Crime, and Styles of Desire Part X : Afterword 28. Laura Doyle: Modernist Studies and Inter-Imperiality in the Longue Duree Notes on Contributors Index