Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

by Aarthi Vadde


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231180252
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Series: Modernist Latitudes
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Aarthi Vadde is associate professor of English at Duke University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Chimeras of Form
1. Autotranslations: Rabindranath Tagore's Internationalism in Circulation
2. Alternating Asymmetry: International Solidarity and Self-Deception in James Joyce's Dubliners and "Cyclops"
3. Stories Without Plots: The Nomadic Collectivism of Claude McKay and George Lamming
4. Archival Legends: National Myth and Transnational Memory in the Works of Michael Ondaatje
5. Root Canals: Zadie Smith's Scales of Injustice
Epilogue: Migritude—The Re-mediated Work of Art and Art's Mediating Work

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