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Geomodernisms: Race, Modernism, Modernity / Edition 1
     

Geomodernisms: Race, Modernism, Modernity / Edition 1

by Laura Doyle
 

ISBN-10: 0253217784

ISBN-13: 9780253217783

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Modernism as a global phenomenon is the focus of the essays gathered in this book. The term "geomodernisms" indicates their subjects’ continuity with and divergence from commonly understood notions of modernism. The contributors consider modernism as it was expressed in the non-Western world; the contradictions at the heart of modernization (in revolutionary

Overview

Modernism as a global phenomenon is the focus of the essays gathered in this book. The term "geomodernisms" indicates their subjects’ continuity with and divergence from commonly understood notions of modernism. The contributors consider modernism as it was expressed in the non-Western world; the contradictions at the heart of modernization (in revolutionary and nationalist settings, and with respect to race and nativism); and modernism’s imagined geographies, "pyschogeographies" of distance and desire as viewed by the subaltern, the caste-bound, the racially mixed, the gender-determined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253217783
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction: The Global Horizons of Modernism Laura Doyle and Laura Winkiel
I. Modernisms' Alternative Genealogies
1. The Future of an Allusion: The Color of Modernity Aldon Lynn Nielsen
2. Africa and the Epiphany of Modernism Simon Gikandi
3. Liberty, Race, and Larsen in Atlantic Modernity: A New World Genealogy Laura Doyle
4. The Geopolitics of Affect in the Poetry of Brazilian Modernism Fernando J. Rosenberg
5. Ongoing War and Arab Humanism Ken Seigneurie
6. On the Ganges Side of Modernism: Raghubir Singh, Amitav Ghosh, and the Postcolonial Modern Ariela Freedman
II. Modernisms' Contested States
7. Twentieth-Century Chinese Modernism and Globalizing Modernity: Three Auteur Directors of Taiwan New Cinema Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang
8. Against "Library-Shelf Races": José Martí's Critique of Excessive Imitation Gerard Aching
9. Modernist (Pre)Occupations: Haiti, Primitivism, and Anticolonial Nationalism Patricia E. Chu
10. Gadze Modernism Janet Lyon
11. Cabaret Modernism: Vorticism and Racial Spectacle Laura Winkiel
III. Modernisms' Imagined Geographies
12. Township Modernism Ian Baucom
13. Paranoia, Pollution, and Sexuality: Affiliations between E. M. Forster's A Passage to India and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things Susan Stanford Friedman
14. Unreal City and Dream Deferred: Psychogeographies of Modernism in T. S. Eliot and Langston Hughes Eluned Summers-Bremner
15. Modernism's Possible Geographies Jessica Berman
16. Modernism(s) Inside Out: History, Space, and Modern American Indian Subjectivity in Cogewea: The Half-Blood Justine Dymond
Works Cited
Contributors
Index

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