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Modernism and coherence

Fabio Durao

Modernism and coherence

four chapters of a negative aesthetics

by Fabio Durao

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Negativity (Philosophy),
  • Negativity (Philosophy) in literature.,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-154) and index.

    StatementFabio Akcelrud Durão.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21831472M
    ISBN 103631569491
    ISBN 109783631569498

      Not a path, but a network of connections and reconnections. Whereas Modern thought emphasized direction, order, coherence and stability, Postmodern thought emphasizes fragmentation, multiplicity and contingency. Moving into the 21 st century, Postmodernism split into several different architectural styles including: High-tech architecture. Steven Best and Douglas Kellner In Search of the Postmodern For the past two decades, the postmodern debates dominated the cultural and intellectual scene in many fields throughout the world. In aesthetic and cultural theory, polemics emerged over whether modernism in the arts was or was not dead and what sort of postmodern art was succeeding it.

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    Modernism and Coherence: Four Chapters of a Negative Aesthetics Author: Fabio Akcelrud Durão Bibliographic information: Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, pp., £ pb.   MODERNISM, POSTMODERNISM, AND THE SHORT STORY IN ENGLISH. POSTMODERN STUDIES Jorge Sacido Rodopi: Amsterdam, New York, The present volume is an inspiring collection of essays which succeeds in engaging the reader in a thought-provoking discussion on issues which are presently at the core of literary and artistic debates, such as the definition and .


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Modernism and Coherence is an attempt to develop a negative aesthetics conceived as determinate resistance of artworks against the meaning assigned to them by criticism. From the accumulation of arguments on great texts of modernism, the book describes gestures of refusal that generate figures of negativity: Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory becomes a whirlpool revolving around a center refusing Cited by: 3.

Modernism and Coherence is a book certain to interest Marxist critics and philosophers, especially those working in the area of literary theory. Its subtitle, ‘Four Chapters of a Negative Aesthetics’, acknowledges a debt to Adorno.

Durão’s first chapter, fittingly, is a treatment of Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory, itself a great modernist work. The book goes on to consider key Anglo. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Contents: Negative aesthetics - Negative poetics - Theory - Close reading - Frankfurt School - Anglo-American modernism - Capitalism.

Discover the best Postmodernism Literary Criticism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Modernism and the Modern Novel The term modernism refers to the radical shift in aesthetic and cultural sensibilities evident in the art and literature of the post-World War One period.

The ordered, stable and inherently meaningful world view of the nineteenth century could not, wrote T.S. Eliot, accord with "the immense panorama of futility. Alexandra Harris on Modernism. Modernism is about form more than content, says the scholar of English literature.

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SUMMARY: This unique essay collection considers the impact of New York on the life Modernism and coherence book works of Wallace Stevens. Stevens lived in New York from toworking briefly as a journalist, going to law school, laboriously starting up a career as a lawyer, getting engaged and married, gradually mixing with local avant-garde circles, and eventually emerging as one of the most exciting and.

How Modernism arose The literary movement we call Modernism rejected Romantic ideas. It grew out of the philosophical, scientific, political, and ideological shifts that followed the Industrial Revolution, through the shock of World War I, and its aftermath. Modern writers: • break with the past • reject literary traditions that seemed outmoded.

Modernism and postmodernism have each made unique contributions to society. By respecting the role of reason, modernism encouraged people to solve problems which had been allowed to persist during the medieval era.

Furthermore, by respecting the individual, modernism also encouraged the formation of protective human rights. But things went too far. The thesis isn't profound, that all of the arts underwent a radical change from objective to subjective representation between the mids and now, but what I love about this history is how incisively the author treats all the artforms--literature, dance, music, painting, sculpture, architecture, and film--and shows how diverse artists, architects, composers, and writers responded to /5(60).

Modernism was a revolt against the conservative values of realism.[2] [3] [4] Arguably the most paradigmatic motive of modernism is the rejection of tradition and its reprise, incorporation, rewriting, recapitulation, revision and parody in new forms.[5] [6] [7] Modernism rejected the lingering certainty of Enlightenment thinking and also.

Modernism in The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby is a novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows the story of Jay Gatsby in the Jazz Age of the United States. Although this novel tells a fictional tale, it also gives readers a window into the social and economic environment of America in the time period following World War I.

With regard to narrowness, my entire point was that modernism means many different things in many different disciplines. The article as it stands reads as though there is an overarching coherence between modernism in these different fields of study, and our conversation, if.

Nathan K. Hensley is Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University. He is the author of Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty (Oxford, ) and co-editor, with Philip Steer, of Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire (Fordham, forthcoming ).His current project is about the problem of imagining action from within massive and often failing systems.

Scale and Form; or, What was Global Modernism. Jan 2, By: Thomas S. Davis and Nathan K. Hensley. article and book. Yet arguments among partisans of this term or that one paper over an implicit consensus about the coherence and importance of its central concept, modernism, an agreement that (in Adorno’s words cited above.

Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by reactions to the horrors. This introductory guide to Modernism and its contexts from includes: an overview of the historical, cultural and intellectual background including arts, science and philosophy; a survey of the developments in key genres including discussion of major writers and groups including Virginia Woolf, T.S.

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Fullan and. Modernism projects the fragmentation and decentredness of contemporary world as tragic. It laments the loss of the unity and centre of life and suggests that works of art can provide the unity, coherence, continuity and meaning that is lost in modern life.

Recovered Coherence in an Early Short Story Cycle: Rudyard Kipling’s Plain Tales from the Hills. 7 Gerri Kimber A Cycle of Dislocation: Katherine Mansfield, Modernism, and Proto-postcolonialism. III: Transformations.

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Gaedtke’s incisive and thorough account of the relationship between the discourses of technology and mental disorder is underscored throughout by precision.Modernism and the 21st Century Literary Analysis Abstract. This article gives a brief background to modernist art and literary modernism, considers literary modernisms and the modernist arts in a series of unfolding relations with society and culture in both national and transnational settings, and suggests that modernism should be thought of as an overdetermined, overlapping, and multiply.Modernism as Memory demonstrates that how one remembers can be detached from what one remembers, contrasting ruins with recollections of modernism to commemorate German suffering, the Holocaust, and the industrial revolution, as well as new spaces for Islam in the country.