By Douglas Mao,Rebecca L. Walkowitz,Heather K. Love,Martin Puchner
Bad Modernisms hence builds on and extends the “new modernist studies,” contemporary paintings marked by means of the appliance of various equipment and a focus to texts and artists now not often categorised as modernist. during this assortment, those advancements are exemplified by way of essays starting from a interpreting of dandyism in Nineteen Twenties Harlem as a functionality of a “bad” black modernist imaginary to a attention of Filipino American modernism within the context of anticolonialism. The participants re-evaluate frequent figures—such as Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Josef von Sternberg, Ludwig Wittgenstein, W. H. Auden, and Wyndham Lewis—and carry to gentle the paintings of lesser-known artists, together with the author Carlos Bulosan and the experimental filmmaker Len Lye. reading cultural artifacts starting from novels to manifestos, from philosophical treatises to motion picture musicals, and from anthropological essays to ads campaigns, those essays sign the capaciousness and effort galvanizing the hot modernist studies.
Contributors. Lisa Fluet, Laura Frost, Michael LeMahieu, Heather okay. Love, Douglas Mao, Jesse Matz, Joshua L. Miller, Monica L. Miller, Sianne Ngai, Martin Puchner, Rebecca L. Walkowitz
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Bad Modernisms by Douglas Mao,Rebecca L. Walkowitz,Heather K. Love,Martin Puchner