By Eric Hayot,Rebecca L. Walkowitz

Bringing jointly best critics and literary scholars, a brand new Vocabulary for worldwide Modernism argues for brand new methods of realizing the character and improvement of twentieth-century literature and tradition. students have principally understood modernism as an American and ecu phenomenon. these parameters have multiplied in contemporary many years, however the incorporation of a number of origins and affects has usually been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it tough to consider modernism globally. offering substitute methods, A New Vocabulary for worldwide Modernism introduces pathways via worldwide documents and new frameworks that provide a richer, extra consultant set of recommendations for the research of literary and cultural works.

In separate essays every one encouraged through a severe time period, this assortment explores what occurs to the foundational ideas of modernism and the equipment we carry to modernist reviews once we method the sphere as a world phenomenon. Their paintings transforms the highbrow paradigms we've got lengthy linked to modernism, equivalent to culture, antiquity, type, and translation. New paradigms, resembling context, slum, replica, pantomime, and puppets grow to be the archive extends past its eu heart. In bringing jointly and reexamining the commonplace in addition to the emergent, the individuals to this quantity provide a useful and unique method of learning the intersection of global literature and modernist studies.

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