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Little Magazine, World Form

Little Magazine, World Form

Eric Bulson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179768
eISBN:
9780231542326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179768.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Little magazines made modernism. These unconventional, noncommercial publications may have brought writers such as James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, and Wallace Stevens ... More

The Lyrical in Epic TimeModern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis

The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis

David Der-wei Wang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170468
eISBN:
9780231538572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book uses the lyrical to rethink the dynamics of Chinese modernity. Although the form may seem unusual for representing China's social and political crises in the mid-twentieth century, the book ... More

Masks of ConquestLiterary Study and British Rule in India

Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Gauri Viswanathan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A work in postcolonial studies, this text describes the introduction of English studies in India under British rule and illuminates the discipline's transcontinental movements and derivations, ... More

Minor Characters Have Their DayGenre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Jeremy Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations of publishers and readers? Combining close readings and formal ... More

Modernist CommitmentsEthics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism

Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism

Jessica Berman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149518
eISBN:
9780231520393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book demonstrates how modernist narrative connects ethical attitudes and responsibilities to the active creation of political relationships and the way we imagine justice. It challenges ... More

No CountryWorking-Class Writing in the Age of Globalization

No Country: Working-Class Writing in the Age of Globalization

Sonali Perera

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151948
eISBN:
9780231525442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151948.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can there be a novel of the international working class despite the conditions and constraints of economic globalization? What does it mean to invoke working-class writing as an ethical intervention ... More

On Company TimeAmerican Modernism in the Big Magazines

On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines

Donal Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177726
eISBN:
9780231541343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

American novelists and poets who came of age in the early twentieth century were taught to avoid journalism. It dulled creativity, rewarded sensationalist content, and stole time from “serious” ... More

Planetary ModernismsProvocations on Modernity Across Time

Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Susan Stanford Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a ... More

Poetic MachinationsAllegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Michael Golston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through a survey of American poetry and poetics from the end of World War II to the present, Michael Golston traces the proliferation of these experiments to a growing fascination with allegory in ... More

The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Hermann Kappelhoff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Hermann Kappelhoff casts the evolution of cinema as an ongoing struggle to relate audiences to their historical moment. Appreciating cinema's unique ability to bind concrete living conditions to ... More

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