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Modernism and the Cultural Transfer

Gabriel Preil and the Tradition of Jewish Literary Bilingualism (Monographs of the Hebrew Union College)
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Behrman House
Criticism and interpretation, Yiddish influences, Hebrew Literature, Yiddish Literature, Bilingualism and literature, Hebrew literature, Modern, Preil, Ga
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Cultures of Modernism explores how the structure and location of literary communities significantly influence who writes, what they write about, and their openness to formal experimentation. These influences particularly affect women writers. Author Cristanne Miller notes striking patterns of similarity in the concerns and lives of women living in geographically distant centers of modernist.

"Tim Amstrong’s Modernism: A Cultural History is a comprehensive and yet original introduction to the culture of modernism, a team Armstrong defines far more widely than previous writers.

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This book covers a wider range of non-literary topics than any other introduction to modernism, taking in mass culture, psychology, the sciences, technology Cited by: Modernism, in the fine arts, late 19th to midth century, a break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression.

It fostered a period of experimentation in literature, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Learn more about the history of Modernism and its various manifestations. In Modernism and Cultural Conflict, Ann Ardis questions commonly held views of the radical nature of literary modernism.

She positions the coterie of writers centred around Pound, Eliot and Joyce as one among a number of groups in Britain intent on redefining the cultural work of literature at the turn of the twentieth by: The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today.

Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global and local contexts, Peter Childs:details the 2/5(1).

Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from enormous 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 by the horror of World War I.

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History of Modernism: click to see a PowerPoint presentation: Modernism: Characteristics Arising out of the rebellious mood at the beginning of the twentieth century, modernism was a radical approach that yearned to revitalize the way modern civilization viewed life, art, politics, and science.

Modernism Modernism was the most influential literary movement in England and America during the first half of the twentieth century. It encompassed such works as The Waste Land (), by T. kinds of cultural responses to such institutions are possible given the world cultural diversity as a whole Berman’s populist theory of the modern experience, Habermas’s hope for a complete modernization, and Giddens’s reflexive modernity may offer more inclusive approaches to what do their theories.

Modernism: A Cultural History explores modernism's struggle with a split temporality in which the old and the emerging new struggle, and in which, with the horror of the Great War, notions of a traumatic or 'frozen' time emerge.

It considers such topics as modernism, market culture and. The evolution of “modernism” – the cultural and literary movement that emerged in the earlyth century – was intimately bound up with the shock and experience of the first World War.

modernity has its cultural foundation in modernism, a s expressed in its nineteenth- century formulations (BermanCooke a:Willia ms ). Discussing. Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism is a book by Fredric Jameson, in which the author offers a critique of modernism and postmodernism from a Marxist perspective.

The book began as a article in the New Left Review. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feldman, Yael S., Modernism and cultural transfer.

Cincinnati: Hebrew. INTRODUCTION AMERICAN MODERNISM: CULTURAL TRANSACTIONS CATHERINE MORLEY AND ALEX GOODY Toward the end of Willa Cather’s novel, The Professor’s House, Godfrey St. Peter’s family return from a trip to Europe aboard a ship called the allusion to Walter Scott’s novel of years.

Modernism/modernity focuses on the methodological, archival, and theoretical approaches particular to modernist studies.

It encourages an interdisciplinary approach linking music, architecture, the visual arts, literature, and social and intellectual history. The journal's broad scope fosters dialogue about the history of modernism and its relations to modernization.

Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose ists experimented with literary form and expression, as exemplified by Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new.".

They saw the culture of the cities as money-grubbing, materialistic, and immoral. At the same time, however, many rural people could not help but envy the comfort and excitement city life seemed to offer.

The defenders of traditional values often looked to their faith and the Bible for support in their struggle against modernism.

The book is thus committed to revising our understanding of what modernism was in its earlier instantiations, and in accounting for the current moment, addressing the problems raised by modernism's afterlives and reverberations in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Modernism was set in motion, in one sense, through a series of cultural shocks. The first of these great shocks was the Great War, which ravaged Europe from throughknown now as.

From that perspective, Beckett bridges modernism and post-modernism. Murphy fits squarely within the tradition of interwar novels, whereas the short "installation" plays he increasingly wrote from the s onward are imagistic and lay the groundwork for such clearly.

Modernism, Gender, and Culture. DOI link for Modernism, Gender, and Culture. Modernism, Gender, and Culture book. Modernism reached its peak with Abstract Expressionism, which began in the late s in the United States.

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This book covers a wider range of non-literary topics than any other introduction to modernism, taking in mass culture, psychology, the sciences, technology, race and empire, among many others. But it also includes well-informed and persuasive discussions of a host of literary figures usually ignored in histories of the modern movement.

CHAPTER 4 Modernism and Mass culture (pp. ) In the introduction to this book I described some of the specific features of the new mass media of the early twentieth century: an expanding mass-distribution newspaper network and readership, cheap mass-produced novels, the cinema and the radio. Modernist Cultures is the journal of the British Association for Modernist Studies, providing a forum that opens up modernism to new kinds of inquiry and allows scholars to examine the interdisciplinary contexts of modernism and es explore a broad spectrum of disciplines, including: anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature.

"Driscoll's excellent book Modernist Cultural Studies proceeds from two essential observations. First, cultural studies has done much to help enlarge, diversify, and particularize the study of modernism. Second, a stranger but equally pertinent point, modernism is a vanishing mediator in the historical development of cultural studies.".

Modernist Cultures invites essays from various fields of inquiry, including anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature, musicology, philosophy, sociology, urban studies, and visual culture, in an attempt to reanimate the discourses through which modernism's diverse cultures have hitherto been conceived.

Histories of modern and contemporary art sometimes continue to be told as if the only cultural artifacts of the twentieth century that matter are those produced in Europe and the United States.

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The belief persists because of the continuing grip of a progressivist notion of historical development.About Modernism. This introductory guide to Modernism and its contexts from includes: an overview of the historical, cultural and intellectual background including arts, science and philosophy; a survey of the developments in key genres including discussion of major writers and groups including Virginia Woolf, T.S.

Eliot, James Joyce and the Bloomsbury group; concise explanations of.Book Description. For too long, the ’centre’ of the Renaissance has been considered to be Rome and the art produced in, or inspired by it. This collection of essays dedicated to Deborah Howard brings together an impressive group of internationally recognised scholars of art and architecture to showcase both the diversity within and the porosity between the ’centre’ and ’periphery.