The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms

Paperback | September 15, 2013

EditorMark Wollaeger, Matt Eatough

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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 worldwideexamination 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 ofHebrew and Yiddish modernism in Europe; Japanese modernism in works by Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu Riichi; and South African cinema.

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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 worldwideexamination of modernist studies available. Topics cov...

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. Matt Eatough is Assistant Professor of English at Baruch College, City University of New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:744 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.68 inPublished:September 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Mark Wollaeger: IntroductionPart I : Opening Places, Opening Methods1. Sanja Bahun: The Balkans Uncovered: Towards Historie Crois.e of Modernism2. Mary Lou Emery: Caribbean Modernism: Plantation to PlanetaryPart II : Temporality3. Edwige Tamalet Talbayev: Berber Poetry and the Issue of Derivation: Alternate Symbolist Trajectories4. Gerard Aching: The Temporalities of Modernity in Spanish American Modernismo: Dar!o's Bourgeois King5. Sara Blair: Nation Time: Richard Wright, Black Power, and Photographic Modernism6. Eric Hayot: Chinese Modernism, Mimetic Desire, and European TimePart 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 Story8. Jessica Berman: Neither Mirror nor Mimic: Transnational Reading and Indian Narratives in English9. Neil Lazarus: Modernism and African LiteraturePart IV : Forms and Modes10. Sarah L. Lincoln: "Petro-Magic Realism": Ben Okri's Infl ationary Modernism11. Eric bulson: Little Magazines, World Form12. Jahan Ramazani: Poetry, Modernity, GlobalizatPart V : Comparative Avant-Gardes13. Harsha Ram: Futurist Geographies: Uneven Modernities and the Struggle for Aesthetic Autonomy: Paris, Italy, Russia, 1909-191414. Vicky Unruh: Modernity's Labors in Latin America: Th e Cultural Work of Cuba's Avant-Gardes15. Ben Tran: Queer Internationalism and Modern Vietnamese AestheticsPart VI : Forms of Sociality16. Janet Lyon: Cosmopolitanism and Modernism17. Peter Kalliney: Jean Rhys: Left Bank Modernist as Postcolonial Intellect18. Shachar Pinsker: The Urban Literary Cafe and the Geography of Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism in EuropePart VII : Locating the Transnational19. Gayle Rogers: The Circulation of Interwar Anglophone and Hispanic Modernisms20. Anna Westertahl Stenport: Scandinavian Modernism: Stories of the Transnational and the Discontinuous21. Susan Stanford Friedman: World Modernisms, World Literature, and ComparativityPart VIII : Translation Zones: Culture, Language, Media22. Nergis Ertork: Modernism Disfi gured: Turkish Literature and the "Other West"23. Rebecca Beasley: Modernism's Translations24. William O. Gardner: Japanese Modernism and "Cine-Text": Fragments and Flows at Empire's Edge in Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu RiichiPart IX : Film as Vernacular Modernism25. Miriam Bratu Hansen: T racking Cinema on a Global Scale26. Manishita Dass: Visions of Modernity in Colonial India: Cinema,Women, and the City27. Rosalind C. Morris: Vernacular Modernism and South African Cinema: Capitalism, Crime, and Styles of DesirePart X : Afterword28. Laura Doyle: Modernist Studies and Inter-Imperiality in the Longue DureeNotes on ContributorsIndex