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The Promise of the Virtual

Katherine Biers

in Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667543
eISBN:
9781452946542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667543.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter focuses on virtual poetics and American literary modernism. It discusses the formal properties of language in reaction to modernity and its new technologies. Vitalist ideas ... More


Seductive Modesty: Censorship versus Yiddish and Orthodox Tsnies

Josh Lambert

in Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479876433
eISBN:
9781479851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876433.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter puts forth a term for characterizing and analyzing suppressions of sexual representation in literature and culture. The term is the same one that Yiddish literary critics typically used ... More


Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

Katherine Biers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667543
eISBN:
9781452946542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book offers a fresh view of the emergence of American literary modernism from the eruption of popular culture in the early twentieth century. Employing dynamic readings of the works of Stephen ... More


Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Aaron Shaheen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on rehabilitation publications, novels by both famous and lesser-known American writers, and even the prosthetic masks of a classically trained sculptor, Great War Prostheses in American ... More


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