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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


Introduction. Rerouting Irish Modernism: Postcolonial Aesthetics and the Imperative of Cosmopolitanism

Mark Quigley

in Empire's Wake: Postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245444
eISBN:
9780823252565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245444.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that an overemphasis on cosmopolitanism as the signature feature of modernism significantly distorts understandings of the development of modernist aesthetics, especially in ... More


Planetarity

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter calls for a planetary approach to modernist studies through the millennia; adapting cubist multi-perspectivism and Wallace Stevens’s “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” the chapter ... More


Introduction

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction offers a brief outline of the key issues in Joyce scholarship. It analyses the methodological framework of the book. It draws largely on the methodological models of New Modernist ... More


Conclusion

Sanja Bahun

in Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977956
eISBN:
9780199333349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977956.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

The conclusion addresses both the opportunities offered by the intersection of melancholia studies and modernist literature and the challenges that may lie ahead, in the context of new modernist ... More


Women Making Modernism

Erica Gene Delsandro (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066172
eISBN:
9780813058382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

WomenMakingModernism stands as a corrective to the consistent tension between feminist studies and modernist studies. Despite waves of feminism in the academy, feminism remains ancillary even in the ... More


Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Tyrus Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748640188
eISBN:
9781474400862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Frankfurt School theoretical tendency and the individual thinkers connected with it have exercised an enormous influence across a broad spectrum of contemporary cultural scholarship. Modernist ... More


Definitional Excursions

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter reviews the definitional debates about the meanings of the terms modern, modernism, and modernity across the humanities and social sciences. It demonstrates that the various meanings and ... More


Introduction

David James

in Modernism and Close Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198749967
eISBN:
9780191890871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Literary and cultural studies continue to navigate phases of intense methodological flux and disciplinary self-examination. The Introduction takes stock of the condition of close reading in modernist ... More


Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Karen R. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034775
eISBN:
9780813038612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The development of Joycean studies into a respected and very large subdiscipline of modernist studies can be traced to the work of several important scholars. Among those who did the most to document ... More


Katherine Mansfield’s Many Forms

Derek Ryan

in Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Review essay appraising recent critical scholarship and one novel in the field of Katherine Mansfield studies.


Conclusion: Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion summarises the varying ways in which the modernist and postmodernist fictions discussed in this book inform the notion of mathematical modernism. Based on the results of the study, the ... More


Performing Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on some of the best-known stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance was ... More


Introduction

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introduction sets forth the book’s central argument and establishes the historical, theoretical, and critical context for its case studies. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, ... More


Furthering the Voyage: Reconsidering Desalvo in Contemporary Woolf Studies

Benjamin D. Hagen

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin D. Hagen’s essay is a thoughtful discussion of DeSalvo’s textual scholarship in her neglected book Virginia Woolf’s First Voyage: A Novel in the Making (1980). The essay considers the ... More


Fantasies of Belonging, Fears of Precarity

Melissa Bradshaw

in Women Making Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066172
eISBN:
9780813058382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066172.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“Fantasies of Belonging, Fears of Precarity” considers the politics of late twentieth-century feminist reclamation work in modernist literary studies. Many prolific women artists were doubly left ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction establishes a broad historical context for the project, demonstrating the centrality of ideas about gift-giving to a number of fields and discourses following World War I. Within ... More


Introduction

Ben Tran

in Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Elaborating upon the concept of the “post-mandarin” and its historical context, the introduction draws the connection between post-mandarin intellectuals, masculinity, and altered gender and sexual ... More


Conclusion: Dispatches from the Modernist Frontier: “European and Asiatic papers please copy”

Mark Quigley

in Empire's Wake: Postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245444
eISBN:
9780823252565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245444.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the treatment of primitivism and a radical incommensurability portrayed by Joyce in Portrait of the Artist and Stephen Hero as a means of reflecting on the legacy of Irish late ... More


“What are you trying to say?”— “I’m saying it”: Queer Performativity in and across Time

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter considers Djuna Barnes’s 1923 metatheatrical parodies To the Dogs and The Dove to suggest that the audience for queer modernist performance was not limited to past spectators but has ... More


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