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The Modernist World

Edited by: Stephen Ross , Allana C. Lindgren

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415845038
eBook ISBN: 9781315778334
Adobe ISBN: 9781317696162

10.4324/9781315778334
 Cite  Marc Record

Book description

The Modernist World is an accessible yet cutting edge volume which redraws the boundaries and connections among interdisciplinary and transnational modernisms. The 61 new essays address literature, visual arts, theatre, dance, architecture, music, film, and intellectual currents. The book also examines modernist histories and practices around the globe, including East and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and Oceania, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the Arab World, as well as the United States and Canada. A detailed introduction provides an overview of the scholarly terrain, and highlights different themes and concerns that emerge in the volume.

The Modernist World is essential reading for those new to the subject as well as more advanced scholars in the area – offering clear introductions alongside new and refreshing insights.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Contexts for Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Building Forwards and Backwards in Time Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Modernism and Cinema in East Asia Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Modern Dance in East and Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Modernist Literary Production in East Asia Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Musical Modernism in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Modern and Modernist Theatre and Drama in East and Southeast Asia Download PDF
Chapter  9:  When was East and Southeast Asia’s Modernism in Art? Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Tousled Temporalities Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Beyond the Masters Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Modernism and Film in South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Dance in South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Modernism and its Four Phases Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Modernism in South Asian Art Music Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Visual Arts in South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Modernization, Development Studies and Modernity in Current African Debates Download PDF
Chapter  18:  From ‘Progress’ to Post-Colonial Relics Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Defining Afro-Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Modernism and African Dance Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Modernism in Sub-Saharan African Literature  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Music and Modernism in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  23:  ‘A Range of Modernisms’ Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Modernism in Africanist Art History Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Experience of Aboriginality in the Creation of the Radically New Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Indigenous Conciliations with American Modernity Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Modernism and Film in Australia and The Pacific Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Imported and Homegrown Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Defining Nations Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Australian Musical First Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Staging Modernity in The ‘New Oceania’ Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Modern Primitive and The Antipodes Download PDF
Chapter  33:  ‘A Rare Moment of Crisis’ Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Modernist Architecture and Design in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Envisioning The Scene of The Modern Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Inventing Abstraction? Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Literature in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Modernism in European Music Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Modernism and European Drama/Theatre Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Modernist Painting in and around Paris Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Modernist Intellectual Currents in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Architectural Latin American Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Racialized Dance Modernisms in Lusophone and Spanish-Speaking Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Latin America’s Multiple Literary Modernisms Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Renovation, Rupture, and Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Modernism’s Unfinished Stage Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Beyond Centre-Periphery Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Accommodating an Unexpected Guest Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Cinema and Modernity in the Middle East Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Modernism and Dance in The Middle East and North Africa Download PDF
Chapter  51:  The Crisis of The Present Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Modernization and Westernization in Eastern Music Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Arab Theatre between Tradition and Modernity Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Modernism and The Visual Arts in The Middle East and North Africa Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Modernist Intellectual Currents in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Modernist Architecture and Design in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Cinema Modernisms in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Embodied Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Modernist Literature in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Modernism and Music in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Theatrical Modernism Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Modernism in The Visual Arts in Canada and The United States Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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