Latin America at Fin-de-Siècle Universal Exhibitions: Modern by Alejandra Uslenghi

By Alejandra Uslenghi

Spanning from the 1876 exposition in Philadelphia, via Paris 1889, and culminating in Paris 1900, this booklet examines how Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico solid a dead ringer for a modernizing Latin the United States in the meanwhile in their insertion into the recent visible economic system of capitalism, in addition to how their smooth writers skilled and narrated those occasions by means of introducing new literary kinds and modernizing literary language. Following those itineraries out of the country and again, Uslenghi illuminates the contested, political, and transformative family that emerged as photographs and fabric tradition travelled from websites of creation to these of exhibition, alternate, and intake.

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Modernism and Nostalgia: Bodies, Locations, Aesthetics by T. Clewell

By T. Clewell

This booklet addresses the a number of meanings of nostalgia within the literature of the interval. even if depicted as an emotion, remembrance, or fixation, those essays display that the nostalgic impulse unearths how deeply rooted within the broken, the previous, and the vanishing, have been the diversity of efforts to visualize and bring the new―the especially smooth.

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Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate by Stephen Ross

By Stephen Ross

Modernism and Theory boldly asks what – if any – position conception has to play within the new modernist stories. Separated into 3 sections, every one with a transparent creation, this choice of new essays from top critics outlines ongoing debates at the nature of modernist culture.

This assortment

  • examines aesthetic and methodological hyperlinks among modernist literature and theory.
  • addresses questions of the significance of idea to our realizing of ‘modernism’ and modernism as a literary category.
  • considers intersections of modernism and thought inside of ethics, ecocriticism and the avant-garde.

Concluding with an afterword from Fredric Jameson, the e-book uses an cutting edge dialogic layout, supplying an immediate and interesting adventure of the present debate in modernist reviews.

Contributors contain: Charles F. Altieri, C.D. Blanton, Ian Buchanan, Pamela Caughie, Melba Cuddy-Keane, Thomas S. Davis, Oleg Gelikman, Jane Goldman, Ben Highmore, Fredric Jameson, Martin Jay, Bonnie Kime Scott, Neil Levi, Anneleen Masschelein, Scott McCracken, Andrew John Miller, Stephen Ross, Roger Rothman, Morag Shiach, Susan Stanford Friedman, Allan Stoekl, Hilary Thompson and Glenn Willmott.

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The Nets of Modernism: Henry James, Virginia Woolf, James by Maud Ellmann

By Maud Ellmann

One of many best literary critics of her new release, Maud Ellmann synthesises her paintings on modernism, psychoanalysis and Irish literature during this very important new booklet. In sinuous readings of Henry James, James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, she examines the interconnections among constructing technological networks in modernity and the constructions of modernist fiction, linking either to Freudian psychoanalysis. The Nets of Modernism examines the importance of pictures of physically violation and trade - scar, chunk, wound, and their psychic equivalents - exhibiting how those photos correspond to 'vampirism' and comparable obsessions in early twentieth-century tradition. sophisticated, unique and a excitement to learn, this e-book bargains a brand new viewpoint at the inter-implications of Freudian psychoanalysis and Anglophone modernism that would effect the sector for future years.

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The Letters of T. S. Eliot, Volume 2: 1923-1925 by T. S. Eliot

By T. S. Eliot

Volume One: 1898–1922 provides a few 1,400 letters encompassing the years of Eliot's youth in St. Louis, Missouri, via 1922, in which time the poet had settled in England, married his first spouse, and released The Waste Land. because the first ebook of this quantity in 1988, many new fabrics from British and American resources have come to gentle. greater than 200 of those newly chanced on letters at the moment are integrated, filling the most important gaps within the list and laying off new mild on Eliot's actions in London in the course of and after the 1st global struggle.

Volume : 1923–1925 covers the early years of Eliot's editorship of The Criterion, ebook of The hole Men, and his constructing thought of poetry and poetics. the amount deals 1,400 letters, charting Eliot's trip towards conversion to the Anglican religion, in addition to his transformation from banker to writer and his appointment as director of the hot publishing residence Faber & Gwyer. The prolific and diverse correspondence during this quantity testifies to Eliot's transforming into effect as cultural commentator and editor.

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Pragmatic Modernism (Modernist Literature and Culture) by Lisi Schoenbach

By Lisi Schoenbach

Modernism has lengthy been understood as an intensive repudiation of the earlier. analyzing opposed to the narrative of modernism-as-break, Pragmatic Modernism lines another pressure of modernist idea that grows out of pragmatist philosophy and is characterised by means of its dedication to gradualism, continuity, and recontextualization. It rediscovers a particular reaction to the social, highbrow, and creative modifications of modernity within the paintings of Henry James, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Dewey, and William James. those thinkers proportion an institutionally-grounded method of swap which emphasizes conduct, continuities, and way of life over awesome occasions, heroic competition, and radical rupture. They built an lively, dialectical perspective that used to be severe of complacency whereas refusing to romanticize moments of concern or conflict.

Through its research of pragmatist key phrases, together with "habit," "institution," "prediction," and "bigness," Pragmatic Modernism deals new readings of works by way of James, Proust, Stein, and Andre Breton, between others. It exhibits, for example, how Stein's attribute literary innovation--her repetitions--aesthetically materialize the matter of behavior; and the way institutions--businesses, museums, newspapers, the legislations, or even the nation itself--help to build the subtlest of non-public observations and personal gestures in James's novels.

This examine reconstructs an neglected pressure of modernism. In so doing, it is helping to re-imagine the stark selection among political quietism and overall revolution that has been passed down as modernism's legacy.

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Einstein's Wake: Relativity, Metaphor, and Modernist by Michael H. Whitworth

By Michael H. Whitworth

Starting with influential points of nineteenth-century physics, Einstein's Wake qualifies the idea that Einstein by myself used to be liable for literary "relativity"; it is going directly to learn the high-quality element of his legacy in literary appropriations of clinical metaphors, with specific realization to Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Wyndham Lewis, and T. S. Eliot.

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Modernist Literature: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for by Peter Childs

By Peter Childs

Literary modernism within the British Isles and the U.S. might be defined because the flourishing of avant-garde literature initially of the 20 th century however it may be obscure how and why diverse poems, novels and authors are thought of when it comes to this advanced time period. Modernist Literature either deals an historic evaluation and explains the contours of literary modernism by way of taking the reader in the course of the significant figures and texts focusing relatively at the center years of 1900-1930, but in addition in retrospect to Modernism's precursors and past to its legacy. focusing on the British Isles yet masking primary American authors and referencing a much broader diversity of texts Modernist Literature is written in a transparent obtainable kind that makes it an vital advent to the subject.

About the Author
Peter Childs is Professor of contemporary English Literature on the collage of Gloucestershire. He was once presented a countrywide educating Fellowship through the better schooling Academy in 2004.

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Meaning, Subjectivity, Society: Making Sense of Modernity by Karl E. Smith

By Karl E. Smith

This e-book grapples with questions on the center of philosophy and social thought – Who am I? who're we? How are we to stay? that's, questions of what people are in a position to, the ‘nature’ of our relations to one another and to the realm round us, and the way we must always reside. they look like either prohibitive and seductive – that they're finally irresolvable makes it tempting to depart them by myself, but we can't do this both. This interdisciplinary research proceeds essentially as a discussion with Cornelius Castoriadis and Charles Taylor.

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Dialectic of the Ladder: Wittgenstein, the 'Tractatus' and by Ben Ware

By Ben Ware

Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922) is still some of the most enigmatic works of 20th century inspiration. during this daring and unique new learn, Ben Ware argues that Wittgenstein's early masterpiece is neither an analytic treatise on language and common sense, nor a quasi-mystical paintings looking to converse 'ineffable' truths. as an alternative, we come to appreciate the Tractatus by way of greedy it in a twofold experience: first, as a dialectical paintings which invitations the reader to beat convinced 'illusions of thought'; and moment as a modernist paintings whose anti-philosophical ambition is in detail tied to its radical aesthetic character.

By putting the Tractatus in the strength box of modernism, Dialectic of the Ladder clears the floor for a brand new and difficult exploration of the work's moral size. It additionally casts new gentle upon the cultural, aesthetic and political significances of Wittgenstein's writing, revealing hitherto unacknowledged affinities with a number of philosophical and literary authors, together with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Adorno, Benjamin, and Kafka.

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