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Peripheral Modernisms: Suggested Bibliography

Peripheral Modernisms: Suggested Bibliography


We would like to thank our contributors for helping us compile this list of suggested readings.

Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996.

Ardis, Ann. Modernism and Cultural Conflict, 1880-1922. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Begam, Richard and Michael Valdez Moses (eds.). Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Berman, Jessica. Modernism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Community. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Berman, Jessica. “Comparative Colonialisms: Joyce, Anand, and the Question of Engagement.” Modernism/Modernity 13/3 (2006): 465-85.

Berman, Jessica. Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Boym, Svetlana. The Off-Modern. Bloomsbury, 2017.

Brooker, Peter and Andrew Thacker (eds.). Geographies of Modernism: Literature, Cultures, Spaces. New York: Routledge, 2005. 

Brooker, Peter et al. (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Brown, Nicholas. Utopian Generations. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Călinescu, Matei. Five Faces of Modernity. Durham: Duke University Press, 1987.

Casanova, Pascale, The World Republic of Letters. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Casanova, Pascale. “Literature as a World.” New Left Review 31 (2005): 71–90. 

Caughie, Pamela L. Disciplining Modernism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Clifford, James. Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997. 

Creswell, Robyn. City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 

Cuddy-Keane, Melba. “Modernism, Geopolitics, Globalization.” Modernism/Modernity 10/3 (2003): 539–88. 

Damrosch, David. What is World Literature? Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Damrosch, David. Comparing the Literatures. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 

Doyle, Laura, and Laura Winkiel (eds.). Geomodernisms: Race, Modernism, Modernity. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005.

Eatough, Matt and Mark Wollaeger (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 

Edwards, Brent Hayes. The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Enzensberger, Hans Magnus. “The World Language of Modern Poetry”. The Consciousness Industry: on Literature, Politics and the Media. New York: Seabury, 1974: 42-61. 

Ertürk, Nergis. Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Esty, Jed. A Shrinking Island: Modernism and National Culture in England. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Eysteinsson, Astradur.  The Concept of Modernism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Felski, Rita. The Gender of Modernity. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995. 

Friedman, Susan Stanford. “Definitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/Modernity/ Modernism”. Modernism/Modernity 8/3 (2001): 493–514. 

Friedman, Susan Stanford. “Periodizing Modernism: Postcolonial Modernities and the Space/Time Borders of Modernist Studies.” Modernism/modernity 13/3 (2006): 425–43. 

Friedman, Susan Stanford. Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.

Gaonkar, Dilip Parameshwar ( ed.). Alternative Modernities. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.

Gaonkar, Dilip Parameshwar. “Afterword: The Slow Burn of Modernity,” Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives. Reynolds, Andrew and Bonnie Roos (eds.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016: 227-250.

Gikandi, Simon. Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992.

Gikandi, Simon. “Modernism in the World.” Preface. Modernism/Modernity 13/3 (2006): 419-24.

Gikandi, Simon. Ed. “Modernism and Transnationalisms.” Special Issue of Modernism modernity 13/3 (2006). 

Gluzman, Michael. The Politics of Canonicity: Lines of Resistance in Modernist Hebrew Poetry. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002.

Goble, Mark. Beautiful Circuits: Modernism and the Mediated Life. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 

Gronberg, Tag. Designs on Modernity:  Exhibiting the City in 1920s Paris. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998.

Harris, Rachel. “Cosmopolitan, Diasporic and Transnational: The Flourishing of Hebrew Modernism.” Modernism /Modernity 21/1 (2014): 361–368.

Hayot, Eric. The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, Modernity, and Chinese Pain. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 

Hayot, Eric and Rebecca Walkowitz (eds.). A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Hutchinson, Ben. Modernism and Style. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Jameson, Frederic. A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present. New York: Verso, 2002.

Jay, Paul. Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010. 

Joshi, Priya. In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English Novel in India. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Junyk, Ihor.  Foreign Modernism: Cosmopolitanism, Identity, and Style in Paris. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.

Juvan, Marko. “Peripheral Modernism and the World-System: Slovenian Literature and the Theory of the Nineteen-Sixties.” Slavica Tergestina 23/2 (2019): 168-199. 

Juvan, Marko. Worlding a Peripheral Literature. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Kachurin, Pamela. Making Modernism Soviet: The Russian Avant-Garde in the Early Soviet Era, 1918-1928. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2013.

Kalliney, Peter. Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Kronfeld. Chana. On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Lee, Steven. The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.

Levenson, Michael (ed.).  The Cambridge Companion to Modernism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Lindgren, Allana and Stephen Ross (eds.). The Modernist World. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Makaryk, Irena. April in Paris: Theatricality, Modernism, and Politics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018.

Makaryk, Irena and Virlana Tkacz (eds.). Modernism in Kyiv: Jubilant Experimentation. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020.

Mao, Douglas and Rebecca Walkowitz, “The New Modernist Studies,” PMLA 123/3 (2008): 737-748.

Mignolo, Walter. Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Moody, Alys and Stephen Ross (eds.). Global Modernists on Modernism: An Anthology. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.

Moretti, Franco. Modern Epic: The World-system from Goethe to García Márquez. Trans. Quintin Hoare. New York: Verso, 1996

Park, Josephine Nock-Hee. Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poetics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 

Pinsker, Shachar. Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.

Pollard, Charles. New World Modernisms: T.S. Eliot, Derek Walcott, and Kamau Brathwaite. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004.

Ram, Harsha. “Decadent Nationalism, ‘Peripheral’ Modernism: The Georgian Literary Manifesto between Symbolism and the Avant-garde.” Modernism/Modernity 21/1 (2014): 343-359.

Ram, Harsha. “The Scale of Global Modernisms: Imperial, National, Regional, Local.” PMLA 131/5 (2016): 1372-1385.

Ramazani, Jahan. The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. 

Ramazani, Jahan. “Modernist Bricolage, Postcolonial Hybridity.” Modernism and Colonialism: British and Irish Literature, 1889–1939. Ed. Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007, 287–313. 

Ramazani, Jahan. A Transnational Poetics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Ramazani, Jahan. Poetry in a Global Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Reynolds, Andrew and Bonnie Roos (eds.). Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016.

Rosenberg, Fernando. The Avant-Garde and Geopolitics in Latin America. Pittsburg: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.

Scott, Bonnie Kime. The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990. 

Shachter, Allison. Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew & Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Sherry, Vincent (ed.). The Cambridge History of Modernism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Shih, Shu-mei. The Lure of the Modern: Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China, 1917–1937. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Shkandrij, Myroslav. Modernists, Marxists and the Nation: The Ukrainian Literary Discussion of the 1920s.  Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1992.

Siskind, Mariano. Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2014. 

Sollors, Werner. Ethnic Modernism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. 

Walkowitz, Rebecca. Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. 

Warwick Research Collective. Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World Literature. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015.

Williams, Raymond. “When Was Modernism?” New Left Review 175 (1989): 48–52.