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The Vanishing Genre of the Nyai Narrative: Reading Genealogies of English and Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines the literary and historical significance of narratives about the nyai (concubine, mistress, or house-servant) published during the turn from the nineteenth to the twentieth ... More


Introduction: Late Modernism and the Outward Turn

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction argues that late modernism undergoes an outward turn to everyday life to conceptualize world systemic disorder.


Introduction

Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism examines how first- and second-generation postcolonial writers responded to the experience of modernism within the context of an increasingly globalized ... More


Biographical Writing in Translation, or Variations on the Meaning of ‘Life’

Claire Davison

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at the various types of biographical writing that form a substantial part of Koteliansky’s translation work. By reviewing these translations in the context of the modernist ... More


The Evolutions of Modernist Epic

Václav Paris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198868217
eISBN:
9780191904738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868217.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Modernist epic is more interesting and diverse than we have supposed. As a radical form of national fiction, it appeared in many parts of the world in the early twentieth century. Reading a selection ... More


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