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PROLOGUE

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Prologue presents the need for a historically informed reading of the modernist literature prompted by the Great War of 1914-1918. The prominence of Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory ... More


Introduction

Angela Frattarola

in Modernist Soundscapes: Auditory Technology and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056074
eISBN:
9780813053868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056074.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction begins with a close reading of Rudyard Kipling’s “Wireless” in order to clarify the influence of auditory technology on turn-of-the-century literature. While explaining the ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Spain and the Cultural Map of Interwar Europe

Gayle Rogers

in Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe, and Literary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199914975
eISBN:
9780199980192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914975.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction lays out the historical origins of the “Spanish problem,” considered both by Spanish and non-Spanish figures. I argue that this “problem” bears critically on how we write modernist ... More


Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Peter J. Kalliney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Transatlantic Modernism and the Emergence of Postcolonial Literature is a study of midcentury literary institutions integral to the formation of both modernism and postcolonial writing. ... More


Modernist Networks and Late Colonial Intellectuals

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter One examines the relationship between metropolitan and colonial writers at midcentury. It discusses the BBC as a model of a metropolitan cultural institution that promoted collaboration ... More


Into the Ether: An Invitation to Bodily Reorientations

Molly Volanth Hall and Kara Watts

in Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this introduction, the editors set out the state of current scholarship in affect studies and ecocriticism, as well as historicize the body in the twentieth century. The editors argue for a ... 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


Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

W. J. McCormack

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The period between Burke's last years and the generation of Yeats and Joyce was a critical force in the development of modernist literature in the origins of Protestant Ascendancy ideology. This ... More


Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Kara Watts, Molly Volanth Hall, and Robin Hackett (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Affective Materialities reads modernist literature for the ways in which bodies come to matter physically, socially, and juridically using two recent turns in literary studies—one to affect studies ... More


Jean Rhys: Left Bank Modernist as Postcolonial Intellectual

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Seven examines the evolution of Jean Rhys's long and unusual career. In the 1920s and 30s, Rhys was a typical member of the expatriate artist community of the Left Bank. In the 1940s and 50s, ... More


Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Omri Moses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Characters” are those fictive beings in novels whose coherent patterns of behavior make them credible as people. “Character” is also used to refer to the capacity—or incapacity—to sustain one's core ... More


Introduction: The Repudiation of Pleasure

Laura Frost

in The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152723
eISBN:
9780231526463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152723.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores the interwar debate about pleasure and the rise of unpleasure, with particular emphasis on how pleasure is reconceptualized in modernist literature. Focusing on stimulants as ... More


Wittgenstein, Modernism, and the Contradictions of Writing Philosophy as Poetry

Michael Lemahieu and Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

in Wittgenstein and Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226420370
eISBN:
9780226420547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226420547.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How does the category of modernism inform our understanding of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, and how does Wittgenstein’s philosophy elucidate the category of modernism? The essays in this volume take up ... More


Berlin: Between the Scheunenviertel and the Romanisches Café

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores the emergence of modernist Hebrew literature in Berlin. Between 1920 and 1925, Berlin was a major center of Hebrew literary activity. A very distinguished group of East European ... More


The 1920s

Gordon Hutner

in What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832271
eISBN:
9781469605210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887752_hutner.5
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the history of the 1920s as it unfolded rather than the anxious study of its self-consciously modernist literature. The author begins with the momentous occasion of William Dean ... More


Broadcasting Modernism

Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle, and Jane Lewty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It has long been accepted that film helped shape the Modernist novel and that Modernist poetry would be inconceivable without the typewriter. Yet radio, a key influence on Modernist literature, ... More


London: A Foggy Day in Whitechapel

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the role of London as an enclave of modernist Hebrew literature, focusing on the literary, journalistic, and cultural activities of Yosef Chaim Brenner. Brenner wrote a ... More


Introduction: Sex Without Consequence: American Fiction and Femininity Between the Wars

Lisa Mendelman

in Modern Sentimentalism: Affect, Irony, and Female Authorship in Interwar America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198849872
eISBN:
9780191884283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849872.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Introduction describes the vital rebirth in sentiment’s lived and literary form that occurs in interwar America. The result is an aesthetic of “modern sentimentalism.” The chapter defines this ... More


Conclusion: Some Remarks on the Critical Implications of Queer Black Marxism

Gary Edward Holcomb

in Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030494
eISBN:
9780813039381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030494.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This conclusion offers some comments and remarks on the future of McKay studies including black literary studies, radical left historicism, and cultural studies. The conclusion notes that while ... More


Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Claire Davison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings and broad ... More


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