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Oxford Handbook of Modernisms (Peter Brooker Andrzej Gasiorek, Deborah Longworth, Andrew Thacker (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2011) 9780199545445
Oxford Handbook of Modernisms (Peter Brooker Andrzej Gasiorek, Deborah Longworth, Andrew Thacker (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2011) 9780199545445
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Title: The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms

Author: Brooker, Peter Andrzej Gasiorek, Deborah Longworth, Andrew Thacker (eds)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2011

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780199545445

Volumes: 1; Pages: 976

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The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms situates literary modernisms and the modernist arts in a series of unfolding relations with mass society and popular culture in both national and transnational settings. An unparalleled resource containing over fifty specially commissioned essays, the Handbook updates and extends the scope and depth of previous synoptic guides, bringing together new approaches to the more obvious themes of modernist studies as well as new research on the variety of cultural, aesthetic, and geographical factors that were intrinsic to the creation of modernism. The contributors draw upon a variety of interdisciplinary approaches and new methodologies in order to take account of the development of revisionist modernist studies over the past three decades. Two particularly innovative features of the Handbook are its focus upon the cross media and international character of modernism. A number of the essays examine visual culture and other media in order to delineate the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural formations linking the innovations and experiments of literary modernism with work in other arts and media. Others seek to analyse how Anglo-American and European models were inflected in a different temporal frame and in quite distinct geographical contexts. The Handbook is divided into six sections in order to reflect changed critical perspectives upon modernism's formal innovation and experiment, to foreground the relation of literature and the other arts, and to understand these in appropriate intellectual, social, and geocultural settings. The received canon is therefore revisited and 'made new' as the varying aspects of metropolitan, regional, national, and transnational modernisms come into view.Features* 56 in-depth chapters, presenting the latest treatment by leading scholars in the field on an unprecedented range of topics within modernist studies* Explores the different arts of modernism and the ways in which these were practiced across the globe* Interdisciplinary approach opens up new theoretical avenues and research methodologiesTable of ContentsList of illustrationsList of contributorsIntroductionFrameworks1. Periodizing modernism, Morag Shiach2. Modernism before and after theory, Sascha Bru3. The modernist archive, Finn FordhamPractices and perspectives4. Innovations in poetry, Robert Hampson and Will Montgomery5. Modernist narratives: revisions and re-readings, David James6. The modernist novel in Europe, Michael Wood7. Staging modernism: a new drama, Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr8. Modernists as critics, Michael Valdez Moses9. Gendering the modernist text, Deborah Longworth10. Class Positions, Andrzej Gasiorek11. Queer modernism, Robert L. Caserio12. Lesbian sexuality in the story of modernism, Joanne Winning13. Harlem modernisms, Jonathan W. Gray14. Colonial encounters, Laura Doyle15. Travelling modernists, Tim YoungsContexts and conditions16. The machine age, Nicholas Daly17. Modernism in the age of mass culture and consumption, John Xiros Cooper18. Publication, patronage, censorship, Aaron Jaffe19. Modernism in magazines, Suzanne W. Churchill and Adam McKible20. Primitivism: modernism as anthropology, Michael Bell21. Questions of history, Daniel Moore22. Modernism and philosophy, Peter Osborne23. The modernist road to the unconscious, Matt ffytche24. Religion, psychical research, spiritualism, and the occult, Roger Luckhurst25. Science in the age of modernism, Michael Whitworth26. Violence, art, and war, Marina MacKay27. Modernist politics: socialism, anarchism, fascism, Alan MuntonImage, performance, and the new media28. Cinema, modernism, and modernity, James Donald29. Photography: the age of the snapshot, Elena Gaultieri30. Modernism and the visual arts, Sarah Victoria Turner31. Dancing bodies and modernity, Ramsay Burt32. Modernism on radio, Debra Rae Cohen33. Modernist music, Simon Shaw-Miller34. Architecture, design, and modern living, Christopher CrouchMetropolitan movements35. Imagining the modernist city 1870-1945, Scott McCracken36. Paris: symbolism, impressionism, cubism, surrealism, Andrew Hussey37. Berlin: dada, expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit, Richard J. Murphy38. London: rhymers, imagists, and vorticists, Andrew Thacker39. Futurism in Europe, John J. White40. The modernist Atlantic: New York, Chicago, and Europe, Martin Halliwell41. Modernist coteries and communities, Nathan WaddellNational and transnational modernisms42. Scottish modernism, Margery Palmer McCulloch43. Irish modernism, Carol Taaffe44. Welsh modernism, Daniel G. Williams45. Central Europe, Timothy O. Benson46. Russian Modernism, Emily Finer47. Nordic modernisms, Anker Gemzoe48. Modernisms in English Canada, Dean Irvine49. Hispanic literature and the problem of modernism, Donald L. Shaw50. Caribbean modernism, Dave Gunning51. Modernism and African literature, Tim Woods52. Modernisms in India, Supriya Chaudhuri53. Antipodean modernisms: Australia and New Zealand, Prudence Black and Stephen Muecke54. Chinese modernisms: politics, poetry, and cultural dissonance, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Yi Zheng55. Modernism and colonial modernity in early twentieth-century Japan, Vera Christine MackieAfterword: 'newness' in modernism, early and late Peter BrookerBibliographyIndex
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