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Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Author: Aarthi Vadde
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press [2017]
Series: Modernist latitudes
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Aarthi Vadde shows why modernist literary form is essential to understanding the aspirational and analytical force of internationalism in and beyond Europe. She explains how major writers use  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aarthi Vadde
ISBN: 9780231180245 0231180241
OCLC Number: 975289463
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards: Winner of Harry Levin Prize, American Comparative Literature Association 2018
Description: xi, 301 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Chimeras of Form 1. Autotranslations: Rabindranath Tagore's Internationalism in Circulation 2. Alternating Asymmetry: International Solidarity and Self-Deception in James Joyce's Dubliners and "Cyclops" 3. Stories Without Plots: The Nomadic Collectivism of Claude McKay and George Lamming 4. Archival Legends: National Myth and Transnational Memory in the Works of Michael Ondaatje 5. Root Canals: Zadie Smith's Scales of Injustice Epilogue: Migritude-The Re-mediated Work of Art and Art's Mediating Work Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Modernist latitudes
Responsibility: Aarthi Vadde.


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Vadde has written a supple, incisive, and richly thoughtful book. In smart and sophisticated readings, she rigorously thinks through modernist and postcolonial fiction's relation to the ingredients Read more...

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