Disciplining Modernism

Disciplining Modernism

by P. Caughie (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230235083
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/20/2010
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

JESSICA BERMAN Associate Professor and Chair of English, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
LIZ CONSTABLE Associate Professor of French, University of California-Davis, USA

LOIS CUCULLU Associate Professor of English, University of Minnesota, USA
BRIDGET ELLIOTT Professor of Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario, Canada
MARY LOU EMERY Professor of English, University of Iowa, USA
SUSAN STANFORD FRIEDMAN Sally Mead Hands Bascom Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
MIRIAM BRATU HANSEN Ferdinand Schevill Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago, USA
SUZANNE KAUFMAN Associate Professor of History, Loyola University Chicago, USA
MARC MANGANARO Dean of Arts and Sciences, Gonzaga University, USA
JONATHAN ROSE William R. Kenan Professor of History, Drew University, USA
STEPHEN ROSS Associate Professor of English, University of Victoria, Canada
STEPHEN SCHRYER Assistant Professor of English, University of New Brunswick, Canada
GLENN WILLMOTT Professor of English, Queen's University, Canada

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Illustrations viii

Notes on Contributors ix

Introduction Pamela L. Caughie 1

1 Definitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/Modernity/Modernism Susan Stanford Friedman 11

2 Uncanny Modernism, or Analysis Interminable Stephen Ross 33

3 Imagining World Literatures: Modernism and Comparative Literature Jessica Berman 53

4 Taking the Detour, Finding the Rebels: Crossroads of Caribbean and Modernist Studies Mary Lou Emery 71

5 Religion and Modernity: The Case of the Lourdes Shrine in Nineteenth-Century France Suzanne K. Kaufman 92

6 Balzac's Golden Triangles in the Colonial Genealogies of French Modernism Liz Constable 109

7 Modern, Moderne, and Modernistic: Le Corbusier, Thomas Wallis and the Problem of Art Deco Bridget Elliott 128

8 Fantasies of the New Class: New Criticism, Harvard Sociology, and the Idea of the University Stephen Schryer 147

9 Downsizing the 'Great Divide': A Reflexive Approach to Modernism, Disciplinarity, and Class Lois Cucullu 167

10 Lady Chatterley's Broker: Banking on Modernism Jonathan Rose 182

11 Modernism, Economics, Anthropology Glenn Willmott 197

12 Modernist Studies and Anthropology: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Possible Futures Marc Manganaro 210

13 'The Famished Roar of Automobiles': Modernity, the Internal Combustion Engine, and Modernism Garry Leonard 221

14 The Mass Production of the Senses: Classical Cinema as Vernacular Modernism Miriam Bratu Hansen 242

Afterword Susan Stanford Friedman 259

Works Cited 264

Index 283

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