By Benjamin Kahan
Read Online or Download Celibacies: American Modernism and Sexual Life PDF
Best literary modernism criticism books
Jones revises our figuring out of contemporary China through tracing the ways in which evolutionary works built right into a type of vernacular wisdom in smooth chinese language literature. From children’s primers to print tradition, from fairy stories to filmmaking, his research bargains an leading edge and interdisciplinary perspective of imaginative and prescient on China’s cultural evolution.
During this cutting edge research, Benjamin Kahan lines the elusive historical past of contemporary celibacy. Arguing that celibacy is a special sexuality with its personal practices and pleasures, Kahan indicates it to be even more than the renunciation of intercourse or a canopy for homosexuality. Celibacies makes a speciality of a various team of authors, social activists, and artists, spanning from the suffragettes to Henry James, and from the Harlem Renaissance's Father Divine to Andy Warhol.
Bringing jointly top critics and literary students, a brand new Vocabulary for international Modernism argues for brand spanking 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 increased in contemporary a long time, 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.
Whereas Baudelaire's 'Le Peintre de l. a. vie moderne' is frequently mentioned because the first expression of our concept of modernism, his number of Constantin men as that painter has prompted consternation from the instant of the essay's e-book in 1863. Worse nonetheless, in his 'Salon de 1859', Baudelaire had additionally selected to sentence images in phrases that echo to this present day.
- Ireland and the Problem of Information: Irish Writing, Radio, Late Modernist Communication (Refiguring Modernism)
- The Machine that Sings: Modernism, Hart Crane and the Culture of the Body (Studies in Major Literary Authors)
- The Modernist Nation: Generation, Renaissance, and Twentieth-Century American Literature
- Unnatural Selections: Eugenics in American Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance
- Modernism and Autobiography
Extra resources for Celibacies: American Modernism and Sexual Life
Celibacies: American Modernism and Sexual Life by Benjamin Kahan