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Bad Modernisms
     

Bad Modernisms

by Douglas Mao
 

ISBN-10: 0822337975

ISBN-13: 9780822337973

Pub. Date: 04/14/2006

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Collection of essays on the ways in which modernist literature, film, and art transgressed the artistic and cultural norms we associate we "high" modernism.

Overview

Collection of essays on the ways in which modernist literature, film, and art transgressed the artistic and cultural norms we associate we "high" modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822337973
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
04/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................vii
Douglas Mao and Rebecca L. Walkowitz - Introduction: Modernisms Bad and New....................1
Heather K. Love - Forced Exile: Walter Pater's Queer Modernism....................19
Martin Puchner - The Aftershocks of Blast: Manifestos, Satire, and the Rear-Guard of Modernism....................44
Michael LeMahieu - Nonsense Modernism: The Limits of Modernity and the Feelings of Philosophy in Wittgenstein's Tractatus....................68
Laura Frost - The Romance of Clichi: E. M. Hull, D. H. Lawrence, and Interwar Erotic Fiction....................94
Rebecca L. Walkowitz - Virginia Woolf's Evasion: Critical Cosmopolitanism and British Modernism....................119
Sianne Ngai - Black Venus, Blonde Venus....................145
Monica L. Miller - The Black Dandy as Bad Modernist....................179
Douglas Mao - A Shaman in Common: Lewis, Auden, and the Queerness of Liberalism....................206
Joshua L. Miller - The Gorgeous Laughter of Filipino Modernity: Carlos Bulosan's The Laughter of My Father....................238
Lisa Fluet - Hit-Man Modernism....................269
Jesse Matz - Cultures of Impression....................298
Bibliography....................331
Notes on Contributors....................353
Index....................355

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