5 edition of The future of modernism found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Hugh Witemeyer.|
|LC Classifications||PS228.M63 F87 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 259 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||259|
|LC Control Number||97017841|
Tense Future offers not only novel readings of major modernist texts alongside total-war discourse but also a compelling portrait of the interwar years as the moment when the experience of late modernity, structured by the expectation of terrible violence, is most strikingly articulated and challenged in literature. Saint-Amour's illuminating book opens up a stimulating new 5/5(2). The Future of English? takes stock of the present, apparently unassailable, position of English in the world and asks whether we can expect its status to remain unchanged during the coming decades of unprecedented social and economic global change. The book explores the possible long-term impact on English of developments in communicationsFile Size: KB.
African Modernism(s): Past/Present/Future explores the legacy of architectural modernism featured in the exhibition Architecture of Independence – African Modernism. It is vital to consider the complexity of modernism’s political and social agendas and the influence of this body of modernism on contemporary and future building projects in. Get this from a library! Tense future: modernism, total war, encyclopedic form. [Paul K Saint-Amour] -- 'Tense Future' falls into two parts. The first develops a critical account of total war discourse and addresses the resistant potential of acts, including acts of writing, before a .
MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM STUDIES CONFERENCE An international online conference organised by Modernism and Postmodernism Studies Network in Turkey and Kocaeli University. CALL FOR PAPERS ( July ). His most recent book, Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form (Oxford UP, ), won the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize and the MLA's first annual Matei Calinescu Prize. Interests.
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Tense Future offers not only novel readings of major modernist texts alongside total-war discourse but also a compelling portrait of the interwar years as the moment when the experience of late modernity, structured by the expectation of terrible violence, is most strikingly articulated and challenged in literature.
Saint-Amour's illuminating book opens up a stimulating new Cited by: The modernism of the future will not look like the modernism of the past. Over the past twenty years, W. Yeats, James Joyce, T.
Eliot, Ezra Pound, and other major figures of the modernist movement have been The future of modernism book to postmodernist critiques that have seen them as reactionary upholders of oppressive class, gender, racial, or other hierarchies; these critiques.
The modernism of the future will not look like the modernism of the past. Over the past twenty years, W. Yeats, James Joyce, T.
Eliot, Ezra Pound, and other major figures of the modernist movement have been subject to postmodernist critiques that have seen them as reactionary upholders of oppressive class, gender, racial, or other hierarchies; these critiques Format: Hardcover.
The book's introduction grounds both parts in the claim that industrialized warfare, particularly theaerial bombing of cities, intensifies an under-examined form of collective traumatization: a pre-traumatic syndrome in which the anticipation of future.
About the Author Gregory Maertz is professor in the Department of English at St. John’s University in New York City. Author of Literature and the Cult of Personality (ibidem, ) and co-curator of Kunst i Kamp [Art in Battle] at Norway’s KODE museum, he has published extensively on the art of the Third research for this book was funded by the ACLS.
Get this from a library. The future of modernism. [Hugh Witemeyer;] -- "Over the past twenty years, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and other major figures of the modernist movement have been subject to postmodernist critiques that have portrayed them. —modernism/modernity "This short review scarcely does justice to the deftly plaited arguments of Tense Future, its interdisciplinary reach, conceptual daring, and literary brio.
Saint-Amour's preface reveals that the book took ten years to be written, and its maturity testifies to the benefits of long gestation.
Tense Future, as this book’s title suggests, examines how modernist narrative tenses itself against the prospect of a total war that will obliterate the future tense, leaving no posterity to dig up time capsules or broken toothbrushes.
Where trauma studies emphasizes the compulsive repetition of the past, Saint-Amour focuses on the damaging. In a recent New York Times blog entry entitled “Waiting for the Bomb to Drop,” Paul Saint-Amour writes what amounts to an addendum to his new book, Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, and Encyclopedic this short piece, he outlines the difficult realities of readying oneself for inevitable doom in the twenty-first century, tracing the affective state of Author: Sean Grattan.
When the Future Disappears is an indispensable addition to the existing studies on Japanese modernism, Japanese imperialism and its politics and culture, European modernism, and the growing body of scholarly works on colonial -Kyung Lee, University of California, San Diego In this world-class piece of scholarship and conceptual thinking, Poole shows how.
Tense Future Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form Paul K. Saint-Amour. Pays long-overdue attention to the role of anticipation in trauma, as against the nearly exclusive focus in trauma studies on post-traumatic syndromes. 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. No Modernism Without Lesbians by Diana Souhami (Apollo, April 2,ebook only).
The famous Parisian bookstore Shakespeare & Co was founded by Sylvia Beach inand became a haunt and gathering place for artists and writers who made Modernism what it was.
scholarship still to come." --modernism/modernity "This short review scarcely does justice to the deftly plaited arguments of Tense Future, its interdisciplinary reach, conceptual daring, and literary brio. Saint-Amour's preface reveals that the book took ten years to be written, and its maturity testifies to the benefits of long s: 2.
Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form And in this book's central chapters, he shows us how Ford Madox Ford, Robert Musil, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and other interwar modernist writers faced the memory of one war and the prospect of another, some by pitting their fictions' encyclopedic scale and formal turbulence against.
Modernism started as a movement around late 19th and 20th centuries. It rejected the conventional forms of art, architecture, literature, religious faith, social organisation and everyday life as they felt it was incompatible with the new economical, social and political conditions that was emerging at that period of time.
It is difficult to think of another work that captures as compellingly as Paul K. Saint-Amour's Tense Future does what it means to call literature "interwar" as a term beyond chronological shorthand (8). Here is modernism—broadly conceived in that Saint-Amour's primary texts range from Ulysses to Hilary Jenkinson's Manual of Archive Administration, 1 one of the lesser-known Author: Marina MacKay.
This is a multi-disciplinary collection which reconsiders primitivism and modernism, emphasizing an earlier chronology than has been conventionally accepted and showing how ethnographic materials shaped a variety of high and low cultural discourses (ethnology, social theory, gender construction, classical scholarship, as well as travel photography) at the turn of the century.
My English “Modernism: Technology and Communication” course last spring asked how people around the world communicated before the internet. Starting with the advent of the telegraph, we addressed written, oral, visual, electronic, and nonverbal forms of communication through the nineteen thirties.
We began the course with Tom Standage’s The. Close mobile search navigation. Article navigation. Vol Issue 4Author: Sean Grattan. In music, modernism is an aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse reactions in challenging and reinterpreting older categories of music, innovations that led to new ways of organizing and approaching harmonic, melodic, sonic, and rhythmic aspects of music, and .This article discusses the concepts of imperialism and modernism in the novel "The Time Machine" by H.
G. Wells. Novels by Rider Haggard that were compared with the fiction of Wells, including "King Solomon's Mines" and "She"; Theory of time travel in the novel of Wells; Theme of eroticism and its relationship with imperialist romance such as the love affair between the .'Modernism and the Machinery of Madness is an ambitious phenomenological project that very successfully informs whilst also providing a myriad of innovative arguments and observations.
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