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Conclusion: The Provinces in the Twentieth Century

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter looks ahead at the trope's afterlives in the twentieth century, considering briefly how Silver Age and Soviet writers made use of the geographic imaginary that they inherited. ... More


Introduction: Gatekeeping and World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The romantic idea of the writer as an isolated genius has died, but there are few studies documenting the sociology of publishing, particularly the role of “gatekeeping.” How do friends, agents, ... More


Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

William Marling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The emergence of “World Literature” in the 1960s owes to a set of gatekeepers—agents, partners, friends, coteries, translators, patrons, small presses, and reviewers—who cooperated and collaborated ... More


Conclusion: Modernism’s Fifth Continent

Paul Giles

in Backgazing: Reverse Time in Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830443
eISBN:
9780191873652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830443.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter takes its title from a book of photographs about Australia published in 1931 by E. O. Hoppé. The cover of The Fifth Continent showed the photographer atop a globe looking back ... More


Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu

Edgar Garcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226658971
eISBN:
9780226659169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Indigenous sign-systems, such as pictographs, petroglyphs, hieroglyphs, and khipu, are usually understood as relics from an inaccessible past. That is far from the truth, however, as this book makes ... More


Temporal Adoption, Novelistic Prosthesis

Andrew van der Vlies

in Present Imperfect: Contemporary South African Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793762
eISBN:
9780191835551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793762.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, World Literature

Marlene van Niekerk’s novels Triomf (1994) and Agaat (2004) set new standards for Afrikaans fiction. This chapter canvasses the author’s abiding concerns with the forced adoption of the temporality ... More


Autotranslations: Rabindranath Tagore’s Internationalism in Circulation

Aarthi Vadde

in Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first chapter turns to Tagore, whose auto-translations stand as examples of degraded art both because translations fail to meet the criteria of aesthetic originality and because the critical ... More


Scheherazade in Chains: Arab-Islamic Genealogies of African Diasporic Literature

Jason Frydman

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The understudied archive of Muslim slave narratives demands a reconfiguration of the early history of New World Black literature, on the one hand asserting Arabic letters and Orientalist mediations ... More


Hannah Arendt’s Message of Ill Tidings

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797005
eISBN:
9780191838637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797005.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Poetic language and literary history mattered to Hannah Arendt in her thinking about community because they told a story about how political worlds, whether bound by nation states or by international ... More


Transatlantic Trotsky

Gina Herrmann

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Few historical figures of the 20th century are as intriguing from a Transatlantic perspective as Leon Trotsky. Trotsky can be thought of as “transatlantic” in at least three ways. First, and perhaps ... More


Introduction Transatlantic Studies: Staking Out the Field

Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García-Caro, and Robert Patrick Newcomb

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Transatlantic Studies seeks to provoke a discussion and a reconfiguration of area studies. Within departments of Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American Studies, and Iberian Studies, the Transatlantic ... More


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