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By Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

Bringing jointly prime critics and literary scholars, a brand new Vocabulary for international Modernism argues for brand new methods of figuring out the character and improvement of twentieth-century literature and tradition. students have mostly understood modernism as an American and ecu phenomenon. these parameters have improved in fresh a long time, however the incorporation of a number of origins and affects has usually been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tricky to consider modernism globally. supplying replacement methods, A New Vocabulary for worldwide Modernism introduces pathways via international files and new frameworks that supply a richer, extra consultant set of options for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays every one encouraged by means of a severe time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational innovations of modernism and the tools we deliver to modernist reviews once we procedure the sector as an international phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms we've got lengthy linked to modernism, corresponding to culture, antiquity, variety, and translation. New paradigms, comparable to context, slum, replica, pantomime, and puppets end up the archive extends past its eu heart. In bringing jointly and reexamining the general in addition to the emergent, the members to this quantity provide a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of global literature and modernist studies.

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