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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 international Modernism argues for brand spanking new methods of figuring out the character and improvement of twentieth-century literature and tradition. students have principally understood modernism as an American and eu phenomenon. these parameters have multiplied in contemporary a long time, however the incorporation of a number of origins and affects has frequently been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tough to think about modernism globally. offering replacement ways, A New Vocabulary for international Modernism introduces pathways via worldwide documents and new frameworks that provide a richer, extra consultant set of ideas for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays every one encouraged through a serious time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational ideas of modernism and the equipment we carry to modernist reports after we procedure the sphere as a world phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms we've got lengthy linked to modernism, equivalent to culture, antiquity, kind, and translation. New paradigms, comparable to context, slum, reproduction, pantomime, and puppets grow to be the archive extends past its eu middle. In bringing jointly and reexamining the universal in addition to the emergent, the members to this quantity supply a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of worldwide literature and modernist studies.

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