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Title:
Bad modernisms
Author:
Mao, Douglas, 1966-
ISBN:
9780822387824
Publication Information:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
365 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Introduction : modernisms bad and new / Douglas Mao and Rebecca L. Walkowitz -- Forced exile : Walter Pater's queer modernism / Heather K. Love -- The aftershocks of blast : manifestos, satire, and the rear-guard of modernism / Martin Puchner -- Nonsense modernism : the limits of modernity and the feelings of philosophy in Wittgenstein's Tractatus / Michael LeMahieu -- The romance of cliché : E.M. Hull, D.H. Lawrence, and interwar erotic fiction / Laura Frost -- Virginia Woolf's evasion : critical cosmopolitanism and British modernism / Rebecca L. Walkowitz -- Black venus, blonde venus / Sianne Ngai -- The black dandy as bad modernist / Monica L. Miller -- A shaman in common : Lewis, Auden, and the queerness of liberalism / Douglas Mao -- The gorgeous laughter of Filipino modernity : Carlos Bulosan's The laughter of my father / Joshua L. Miller -- Hit-man modernism / Lisa Fluet -- Cultures of impression / Jesse Matz.
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Collection of essays on the ways in which modernist literature, film, and art transgressed the artistic and cultural norms we associate we "high" modernism.