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Introduction

Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism examines how first- and second-generation postcolonial writers responded to the experience of modernism within the context of an increasingly globalized ... More


Placing Modernism

Andrew Thacker

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter points to some of the problems inherent in recent large-scale constructions of ‘global’, ‘transnational’, and ‘planetary’ modernisms. It strikes a warning note about cultural geography: ... More


A World Literature To-Come: Jacob Glatstein’s Vernacular Modernism

Saul Noam Zaritt

in Jewish American Writing and World Literature: Maybe to Millions, Maybe to Nobody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863717
eISBN:
9780191896101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863717.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter outlines the Yiddish American writer Jacob Glatstein’s understanding of world literature, which rejected conventional modes of translation and was increasingly suspicious of ... More


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