Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016 (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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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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