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The Resource Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016, Aarthi Vadde

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

Label
Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016
Title
Chimeras of form
Title remainder
modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016
Statement of responsibility
Aarthi Vadde
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Chimeras of Form, Aarthi Vadde rethinks the classic concept of modernist internationalism in and beyond Europe. She explains how a wide-ranging group of writers used modernist literary forms to shape ideas of international belonging in the wake of imperialism. Rabindranath Tagore, James Joyce, Claude McKay, George Lamming, Michael Ondaatje, and Zadie Smith questioned traditional expectations of aesthetic form and, in doing so, cast doubt on parallel notions of the cohesion and wholeness of political communities. Drawing on her close readings of individual texts and on literary, postcolonial
Member of
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Vadde, Aarthi
Dewey number
809/.9112
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Modernist Latitudes
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  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Internationalism in literature
Label
Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016, Aarthi Vadde
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; 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 WorkNotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn965772530
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231542562
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)965772530
Label
Chimeras of form : modernist internationalism beyond Europe, 1914-2016, Aarthi Vadde
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; 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 WorkNotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn965772530
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231542562
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)965772530

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