A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism (Modernist Latitudes) by Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

By Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

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 mostly understood modernism as an American and eu phenomenon. these parameters have improved in contemporary many years, however the incorporation of a number of origins and affects has frequently been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tough to consider modernism globally. offering substitute methods, A New Vocabulary for international Modernism introduces pathways via worldwide files and new frameworks that provide a richer, extra consultant set of options for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays every one encouraged via a severe time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational recommendations of modernism and the tools we convey to modernist experiences after we process the sector as a world phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms we have now lengthy linked to modernism, corresponding to culture, antiquity, variety, and translation. New paradigms, resembling context, slum, reproduction, pantomime, and puppets turn out to be the archive extends past its eu middle. In bringing jointly and reexamining the known in addition to the emergent, the members to this quantity provide a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of global literature and modernist studies.

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