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Ethnic Avant-Garde.

Author: Steven S Lee
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2015.
Series: Modernist Latitudes
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Ethnic Avant-Garde remaps global modernism and interwar literary, political, and art history along minority and Soviet-centered lines. Steven S. Lee details an absorbing collage of writers and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven S Lee
ISBN: 9780231540117 0231540116 0231173520 9780231173520
OCLC Number: 923732151
Awards: Joint winner of Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, Modern Language Association 2016
Short-listed for MSA Prize for a First Book, Modernist Studies Association 2016
Description: 304 pages : illustrations.
Contents: List of Illustrations A Note on Transliteration Introduction 1. Translating the Ethnic Avant-Garde 2. The Avant-Garde's Asia: Factography and Roar China 3. From Avant-Garde to Authentic: Revisiting Langston Hughes's "Moscow Movie" 4. Cold War Pluralism: The New York Intellectuals Respond to Soviet Anti-Semitism Afterword: Chinese Communism, Cultural Revolution, and American Multiculturalism Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Credits and Permissions Index
Series Title: Modernist Latitudes


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A prodigiously researched, insightful, and lucid book, Lee's work offers fresh perspective on the links between avant-garde aesthetics and vanguard politics. His scholarship is nothing short of Read more...

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