Cultures of modernism

Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, & Else Lasker-Schüler ;gender and literary community in New York and Berlin
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University of Michigan Press , Ann Arbor, MI
StatementCristanne Miller.
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LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 267 p., [8] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL22632524M
ISBN 100472114921

The first book of its kind, Cultures of Modernism breaks new ground while it contributes to the ongoing reconception of the modernist period. "A fascinating, provocative, and genuinely original study of a 'different' modernism in poetrynamely, the Modernism of women poets."Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University/5(3).

Cultures of Modernism explores how the structure and location of literary communities significantly influence who writes, what they write about, and their openness to formal experimentation.

These influences particularly affect women writers. Author Cristanne Miller notes striking patterns of similarity in the concerns and lives of women living in geographically distant4/5(2).

"Tim Amstrong’s Modernism: A Cultural History is a comprehensive and yet original introduction to the culture of modernism, a team Armstrong defines far more widely than previous writers.

This book covers a wider range of non-literary topics than any other introduction to modernism, taking in mass culture, psychology, the sciences, technology, race and empire, Cited by: Cultures of Modernism.

Description. Cultures of Modernism explores how the structure and location of literary communities significantly influence who writes, what they write about, and their openness to formal experimentation.

These influences particularly affect women writers. The print culture of the early twentieth century has become a major area of interest in contemporary Modernist Studies.

Modernism's Print Cultures surveys the explosion of scholarship in this field and provides an incisive, well-informed guide for students and scholars alike.

Surveying the key critical work of recent decades, the book explores such topics as:Format: Paperback. The print culture of the early twentieth century has become a major area of interest in contemporary Modernist Studies.

Modernism's Print Cultures surveys the explosion of scholarship in this field and provides an incisive, well-informed guide for students and scholars alike. Surveying the key critical work of recent decades, the book explores such topics as:.

(Richard Millington, Smith College, author of Practicing Romance: Narrative Form and Cultural Engagement in Hawthorne’s Fiction) "Aronoff’s Composing Cultures is an exciting and important new work on American literary modernism.

This thoroughly interdisciplinary book demonstrates that culture as concept formed a ‘central problematic’ that galvanized, and organized, not only American literary modernism 5/5(1).

Modernism: A Cultural History explores modernism's struggle with a split temporality in which the old and the emerging new struggle, and in which, with the horror of the Great War, notions of a.

Religion and the Rise of Modern Culture describes and analyzes changing attitudes toward religion during three stages of modern European culture: the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the Romantic period. Louis Dupré is an expert guide to the complex historical and intellectual relation between religion and modern by: Modernist Cultures seeks to open modernism up to new kinds of inquiry, new subjects, and new arguments, and to examine the interdisciplinary and international contexts of modernism and modernity.

Fully peer-reviewed, the journal is committed to innovative scholarship and to dialogue across international borders, and intended as a genuinely interdisciplinary space for. A modernist culture is committed to the view that the human lot is inescapably problematic. Problems, to be sure, have been noticed at all times, but in a modernist culture the problematic as a style of existence and inquiry becomes imperious: men learn to find comfort in their wounds.

Nietzsche says: “Truth has never yet hung on the arm of. Alexandra Harris on Modernism. Modernism is about form more than content, says the scholar of English literature.

Each threatened country was asking itself what it stood for and you get a much more insular culture, whereas high modernism was very much internationalist.

Five Books aims to keep its book recommendations and interviews up. Modernist Literature and Culture publishes the best new work in the rejuvenated field of modernist studies, interdisciplinary books that explore the cultural bearings of literary modernism across multiple fields, geographies, symbolic forms, and media.

Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by.

Modernism, in the fine arts, late 19th to midth century, a break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression. It fostered a period of experimentation in literature, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Learn more about the history of Modernism and its various manifestations.

With groundbreaking essays from an international team of highly-regarded scholars, Geographies of Modernism is an important step forward in literary and cultural studies. At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and by: 4.

The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global and local contexts, Peter Childs:details the 2/5(1).

The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish. For many scholars, cultural studies is viewed as a product of postmodern criticism and as the antithesis of modernism.

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In this brilliant work, Catherine Driscoll argues persuasively that we must view what we call cultural studies as a direct continuation of the innovations and concerns of modernism and the by: Modernist Cultures invites essays from various fields of inquiry, including anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature, musicology, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, and visual culture, in an attempt to reanimate the discourses through which modernism's diverse cultures have hitherto been : Lise Jaillant, Alison E.

Martin. Modernism/modernity focuses on the methodological, archival, and theoretical approaches particular to modernist studies. It encourages an interdisciplinary approach linking music, architecture, the visual arts, literature, and social and intellectual history. The journal's broad scope fosters dialogue about the history of modernism and its relations to modernization.

The history of the book became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a conduit of.

British culture refers to the patterns of human activity and symbolism associated with the United Kingdom and its people. In its broadest sense, the term applies to the shared experience that comes from a dynamic mix of ages, races, regions, genders, income levels and interests.

History of Modernism: click to see a PowerPoint presentation: Modernism: Characteristics Arising out of the rebellious mood at the beginning of the twentieth century, modernism was a radical approach that yearned to revitalize the way modern civilization viewed life.

INTRODUCTION. The premise of this book is simple and direct: Shakespeare makes modern culture and modern culture makes Shakespeare. I could perhaps put the second "Shakespeare" in quotation marks. In some ways, traditional culture and modern culture are alike.

Any culture is a system of learned and shared meanings. People learn and share things over the course of generations, and so we say they are a culture. Traditional and modern culture function similarly because both are ways of thinking, ways of relating to people and to the universe.

Modernism: A Cultural History explores modernism's struggle with a split temporality in which the old and the emerging new struggle, and in which, with the horror of the Great War, notions of a traumatic or 'frozen' time emerge.

It considers such topics as modernism, market culture andFile Size: KB. Start studying Cultural Modernism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

and technological innovation facilitated the increased consumption of the arts, books, music, and sports-nearly universal education facilitated increased participation in museums and reading the Qing era changed from a.

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In Cold Modernism, Jessica Burstein explores various cultural facets of modernism, tying them into a fresh conceptual framework. Central to her analysis is the important premise that our current understanding of modernism is fundamentally incomplete.

Reacting against “hot,” libidinous, and psychology-centered modernism, Burstein asserts that “a constellation of modernist Author: Jessica Burstein.Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society.

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Literature scholars differ over the years that encompass the Modernist period, however most generally agree that modernist authors published as early as the s and into the mids. During this period, society at every level underwent profound changes. War and industrialization seemed to devalue the individual.