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On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Leah Feldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus explores the idea of the Russian and Soviet “East” as a political, aesthetic and scientific system of ideas that contributed to the ... More


Zenit Rising: Return to a Balkan Avant-Garde

Marijeta Božovicć

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The interwar Zagreb journal Zenit (1921–1926) staged experiments with word and image, and included texts in two alphabets and in at least five languages. The small but ambitious group of artists and ... More


The Law of Literature: By Way of Conclusion

Sascha Bru

in Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes: Writing in the State of Exception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639250
eISBN:
9780748651931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639250.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter discusses the concept of trauma and the modernist avant-gardes, also looking at how literature can produce an effect of knowledge, and the ways in which (modernist) literature ... More


Taking Writing to Exception: By Way of Introduction

Sascha Bru

in Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes: Writing in the State of Exception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639250
eISBN:
9780748651931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639250.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter introduces the relationship of Western European democracy and the modernist avant-gardes. It identifies some of the scholars who considered this relationship, and looks at the concept of ... More


Presuppositions and Varieties of Aesthetic Experience

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 1 explores the philosophical origins of the three aesthetic paradigms at the heart of this book: the aesthetics of fragmentation, the aesthetics of autonomy, and the aesthetics of dependency. ... More


Aesthetics of Fragmentation in Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 begins by examining Henrik Ibsen's early play St. John's Night and shows how his career as a playwright began by following J.L. Heiberg's aesthetics of autonomy, only to turn away from the ... More


Edwardian Extremes and Extremists, 1901–13

Elleke Boehmer

in Indian Arrivals 1870–1915: Networks of British Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744184
eISBN:
9780191804076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744184.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 traces the marked bifurcation in the representation of India-in-Britain that accompanied the radicalization of Indian politics in the first decade of the twentieth century. As Indian ... More


Avant-Gardist with a Difference

Ana Jelnikar

in Universalist Hopes in India and Europe: The Worlds of Rabindranath Tagore and Srečko Kosovel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460908
eISBN:
9780199086436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460908.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shifts attention to the realm of poetry and poetic language. Here, internationalism and universalism are closely related to Kosovel’s modernist turn. The shift in his style has been ... More


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