Download Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media (Modernist by Jessica Pressman PDF

By Jessica Pressman

whereas most important reviews of born-digital literature have fun it as a postmodern artwork shape with roots in modern applied sciences and social interactions, Digital Modernism presents an alternate family tree. Grounding her argument in literary background, media experiences, and the perform of close-reading, Jessica Pressman pairs modernist works via Ezra Pound, James Joyce, and Bob Brown, with significant electronic works like William Poundstone's Project for the Tachistoscope {Bottomless Pit}, Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries's Dakota, and Judd Morrissey's The Jew's Daughter to illustrate how the modernist move of the Twenties and Thirties laid the basis for the thoughts of digital literature. for that reason, Digital Modernism makes the case for contemplating those electronic creations as "literature" and argues for the price of examining them rigorously, heavily, and inside of literary history.

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Download Wider Boundaries of Daring: The Modernist Impulse in by Di Brandt,Barbara Godard PDF

By Di Brandt,Barbara Godard

Wider limitations of bold: The Modernist Impulse in Canadian Women’s Poetry declares a daring revision of the family tree of Canadian literary modernism through foregrounding the originary and exemplary contribution of girls poets, critics, cultural activists, and experimental prose writers Dorothy Livesay, P.K. web page, Miriam Waddington, Phyllis Webb, Elizabeth Brewster, Jay Macpherson, Anne Wilkinson, Anne Marriott, and Elizabeth clever. within the creation, editor Di Brandt champions rather the achievements of Livesay, web page, and Webb in atmosphere the visionary parameters of Canadian and overseas literary modernism.

The writers profiled in Wider barriers of Daring are the true founders of Canadian modernism, the individuals of this quantity argue, either for his or her cutting edge aesthetic and literary experiments and for his or her large cultural activism. They based literary magazines and writers’ teams, wrote newspaper columns, and created a brand new discussion board for highbrow debate on public radio. even as, they led busy lives as better halves and moms, social staff and lecturers, editors and critics, and competed effectively with their male contemporaries within the public area in an period whilst girls weren't often inspired to carry specialist positions or pursue public careers.

The acknowledgement of those writers’ ambitious contribution to the improvement of modernism in Canada, and in addition to it “wider barriers of bold” for ladies and folks formerly deprived via racial, ethnic, or non secular identifications, has profound implications for a way we learn and comprehend Canadian literary and cultural background and for the form of either nationwide and overseas modernisms.

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Download Understanding Bergson, Understanding Modernism by Paul Ardoin,S. E. Gontarski,Laci Mattison PDF

By Paul Ardoin,S. E. Gontarski,Laci Mattison

Henri Bergson is often pointed out among the holy trinity of significant affects on Modernism-literary and otherwise-alongside Sigmund Freud and William James. Gilles Deleuze's Bergsonism has re-popularized Bergson for the twenty first century, loads in order that, probably, our Bergson is Deleuze's Bergson.

Despite renewed curiosity in Bergson, his effect is still understudied and for that reason undervalued. whereas books analyzing the effect of Freud and James on Modernism abound, Bergson's effect, notwithstanding broadly stated, has been heavily tested even more hardly. realizing Bergson, realizing Modernism treatments this deficiency in 3 ways. First, it deals shut readings and evaluations of six pivotal texts. moment, it reassesses Bergson's impression on Modernism whereas additionally tracing his carrying on with significance to literature, media, and philosophy during the 20th and into the twenty first century. In its ultimate part it offers a longer thesaurus of Bergsonian phrases, whole with broad examples and citations in their use throughout his texts. The word list additionally maps the impact of Bergson's paintings via together with entries on comparable writers, all of whom Bergson both corresponded with or critiqued.

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Download Ordinary Matters: Modernist Women’s Literature and by Lorraine Sim PDF

By Lorraine Sim

Ordinary Matters is the 1st significant interdisciplinary learn of the normal in modernist women's literature and images. It examines how girls photographers and writers together with Helen Levitt, Lee Miller, Virginia Woolf and Dorothy Richardson envision the field of normal existence in gentle of the social and cultural variations of the interval that formed and sometimes notably re-shaped it: for instance, urbanism, instrumentalism, the nice melancholy and warfare. via a chain of case reports that discover such issues because the highway, household issues, gesture and the face, Sim contends that the paradigmatic shifts that outline early twentieth-century modernity not just tell modernist women's aesthetics of the standard, yet their creative and moral investments in that sphere.

the standard has been famous as a "keynote of the hot Modernist stories” (Todd Avery). Ordinary Matters includes an essential contribution to fresh scholarship at the subject and may be of worth to students operating in British and American modernism, multimedia modernisms, images, twentieth-century literature, and demanding and cultural histories of the everyday.

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Download Nabokov and his Books: Between Late Modernism and the by Duncan White PDF

By Duncan White

on the outbreak of the second one international battle Vladimir Nabokov stood close to wasting every thing over again. The popularity he had equipped because the pre-eminent Russian novelist in exile was once imperilled. In Nabokov and his Books, Duncan White exhibits how Nabokov went to the US and never simply reinvented himself as an American author but additionally used the luck of Lolita to rescue these Russian books that were threatened by way of obscurity. utilizing previously
unpublished and missed fabric, White tells the tale of Nabokov the pro author and the way he sought to stability his overdue modernist aesthetics with the calls for of a booming American literary industry. As Nabokov's acceptance grew so he took higher and larger keep watch over of ways his books have been produced, making
the fabric kind of the book—including forewords, blurbs, covers—part of the unconventional. In his later novels, together with light fireplace, Ada, and obvious issues, the belief of the novelist wasting keep an eye on of his paintings grew to become the topic of the novels themselves. those plots have been replicated in Nabokov's personal biography, as he chanced on his lack of ability to manage the forces the marketplace good fortune of Lolita had unleashed. With new insights into Nabokov's lifestyles and paintings, this
book reconceptualises the best way we predict approximately the most vital and influential novelists of the 20th century.

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Download Deafening Modernism: Embodied Language and Visual Poetics in by Rebecca Sanchez PDF

Deafening Modernism tells the tale of modernism from the point of view of Deaf serious perception. operating to improve a serious Deaf concept self sustaining of identity-based discourse, Rebecca Sanchez excavates the intersections among Deaf and modernist stories.  She lines the ways in which Deaf tradition, historical past, linguistics, and literature offer an essential and principally untapped source for realizing the historical past of yankee language politics and the impression that historical past has had on modernist aesthetic production.
Discussing Deaf and incapacity stories in those unforeseen contexts highlights the contributions the sphere could make to broader discussions of the intersections among photos, our bodies, and textual content. Drawing on a number of methodological techniques, together with literary research and heritage, linguistics, ethics, and queer, cultural, and picture reviews, Sanchez sheds new mild on texts through T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Charlie Chaplin, and so on. through coming near near modernism during the viewpoint of Deaf and incapacity reviews, Deafening Modernism reconceptualizes deafness as a severe modality permitting us to freshly have interaction issues we inspiration we knew. 

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Download The Difficulties of Modernism by Leonard Diepeveen PDF

By Leonard Diepeveen

First released in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Download Comrades and Critics: Women, Literature, and the Left in by Candida Rifkind PDF

By Candida Rifkind

While Canadian historians have studied socialism within the Nineteen Thirties, and even if there were many reviews of yank and British literary leftists from this era, Comrades and Critics is the 1st full-length examine of Canada's Thirties literary left. not easy dominant perceptions that this decade was once a lull among the extra celebrated modernist businesses of the Twenties and Nineteen Forties, Candida Rifkind argues that the occasions of the Nineteen Thirties - from mass unemployment, to the dustbowl, to the Spanish Civil conflict - galvanized a new release of writers, prime them to unite inventive perform and political motion in provocative and influential ways.

Analyzing and getting better much-neglected poems, performs, manifestoes, and documentaries, Rifkind demonstrates how leftist cultural creation got here to dominate English-Canadian literature by way of the tip of the last decade. She can pay specific awareness to the numerous position that ladies writers performed during this interval and examines a various workforce of writers that incorporated Dorothy Livesay, Anne Marriott, Irene Baird, and Toby Gordon Ryan. those writers negotiated the fight to revolutionize either literature and politics, whereas being topic to the gender hierarchies of socialism and literary modernism that endured lengthy after the thirties got here to an end.

A groundbreaking learn in Canadian heritage and literature, Comrades and Critics is a much-needed exam of a big and nonetheless influential literary period.

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Download The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers by Maren Tova Linett PDF

By Maren Tova Linett

ladies performed a primary function in literary modernism, theorizing, debating, writing, and publishing the severe and imaginitive paintings that led to a brand new literary tradition through the early 20th century. This quantity presents an intensive evaluation of the most genres, the $64000 concerns, and the most important figures in women's writing throughout the years 1890-1945. The essays deal with the paintings of Woolf, Stein, Cather, H. D. Barnes, Hurston, and so on intimately; additionally they discover women's salons, little magazines, activism, images, movie feedback, and dance. Written particularly for this spouse, those full of life essays introduce scholars and students to the colourful box of women's modernism.

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Download Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh by Steve Pinkerton PDF

By Steve Pinkerton

students have lengthy defined modernism as "heretical" or "iconoclastic" in its attacks on secular traditions of shape, style, and decorum. but critics have paid unusually little cognizance to the comparable class of blasphemy--the rhetoric of spiritual offense--and to the categorical methods this rhetoric operates in, and as, literary modernism. United by way of a shared dedication to "the note made flesh," writers corresponding to James Joyce, Mina Loy, Richard Bruce Nugent, and Djuna Barnes made blasphemy a key portion of their modernist perform, profaning the very scriptures and sacraments that fueled their artwork. In doing in order that they belied T. S. Eliot's verdict that the forces of secularization had rendered blasphemy out of date in an more and more godless century ("a international during which blasphemy is impossible"); their poems and fictions display the level to which faith persevered as a cultural strength after the dying of God. extra, their transgressions highlight a politics of faith that has seldom engaged the eye of modernist reviews. Blasphemy respects no department of church and country, and neither do the writers who wield it to profane all demeanour of coercive dogmas--including ecclesiastical in addition to extra worldly ideologies of race, category, kingdom, empire, gender, and sexuality. The late-century instance of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses affords, eventually, an illustration of ways modernism persists in postwar anglophone literature and of the position blasphemy performs in that endurance. Blasphemous Modernism thus resonates with the wider cultural and ideological matters that during fresh years have enriched the scope of modernist scholarship.

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