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Defining Peripheral Modernism

in How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774765
eISBN:
9780804782555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774765.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The aspects of life transformed through modernization can be summarized in terms identified by Michel de Certeau, whose “supersessionist” model for modernity reflects a transition from orality to ... More


One Tale, Two Tellers

in How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774765
eISBN:
9780804782555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774765.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the structural and thematic similarity between Reb Nakhman's mayse aleph (“Tale the First”) and the “Complete Gentleman” episode from Amos Tutuola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard. ... More


How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms

Marc Caplan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774765
eISBN:
9780804782555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774765.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book argues that the literatures of ostensibly marginal modern cultures are key to understanding modernism. It undertakes an unprecedented comparison of nineteenth-century Yiddish literature and ... More


Haskole and Negritude Compared

in How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774765
eISBN:
9780804782555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774765.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter compares haskole and negritude, two philosophical movements that seek modernization without assimilation to the modern hegemony. Haskole attempts to Judaize the Enlightenment, a ... More


Introduction: Apples and Oranges: On Comparing Yiddish and African Literatures

in How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774765
eISBN:
9780804782555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774765.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the paradoxical centrality of peripheral literatures to a theory of global modernism, taking the “minor” literary theory of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari as a point of ... More


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