By Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

ISBN-10: 023116520X

ISBN-13: 9780231165204

ISBN-10: 0231165218

ISBN-13: 9780231165211

Bringing jointly major critics and literary scholars, a brand new Vocabulary for international Modernism argues for brand spanking new methods of figuring out the character and improvement of twentieth-century literature and tradition. students have principally understood modernism as an American and ecu phenomenon. these parameters have improved in fresh many years, however the incorporation of a number of origins and affects has frequently been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tough to think about modernism globally. offering substitute techniques, A New Vocabulary for worldwide Modernism introduces pathways via international documents and new frameworks that supply a richer, extra consultant set of ideas for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays each one encouraged via a severe time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational ideas of modernism and the tools we deliver to modernist reports after we method the sphere as an international phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms we've lengthy linked to modernism, akin to culture, antiquity, variety, and translation. New paradigms, resembling context, slum, replica, pantomime, and puppets become the archive extends past its eu heart. In bringing jointly and reexamining the generic in addition to the emergent, the individuals to this quantity supply a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of global literature and modernist studies.

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