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The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms

Edited by Mark Wollaeger and Matt Eatough

Volume 1, issue Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780195338904
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195338904.001.0001

Series: Oxford Handbooks

The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms

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This publication expands the scope of modernism beyond its traditional focus to explore the contributions of artists from regions such as Spain, the Balkans, China, Japan, India, Vietnam, and Nigeria. Its article together present an examination of modernist works from around the world. Topics covered include: Richard Wright and photographic modernism; poetry of the Caribbean; Chinese modernism and Lu Xun' Ah Q—The Real Story; Ben Okri and magical realism; aesthetic autonomy in Paris, Italy, and Russia; Cuba's avant-gardes; the geography of Hebrew and Yiddish modernism in Europe; Japanese modernism in works by Kitagawa Fuyuhiko and Yokomitsu Riichi; and South African cinema.

Keywords: Richard Wright; photographic modernism; Chinese modernism; Lu Xun' Ah Q; Ben Okri; magical realism; aesthetic autonomy; Cuba's avant-gardes; Yiddish modernism; Kitagawa Fuyuhiko

Book.  750 pages. 

Subjects: Literature

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