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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


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


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


Nude Vibrations: Isadora Duncan’s Creatural Aesthetic

Carrie Rohman

in Choreographies of the Living: Bioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190604400
eISBN:
9780190604431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604400.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reads Duncan as a paradigmatic test-case for re-seeing the complexities of “naturalness” in the early twentieth century in relation to animality, performance, and an aesthetics that is ... More


Critical Characters in Search of an Author: Cornelia Sorabji and Virginia Woolf

Urvashi Vashist

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Can a dialogic New Modernist paradigm be made to fulfill its intended potential as a literary and scholarly geomodernist geopolitical equalizer? With this question in the background, this chapter ... More


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