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Disciplining ModernismDefinitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/ Modernity/Modernism

Disciplining Modernism: Definitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/ Modernity/Modernism [What is modernity? What is or was modernism? Why is the energetic, expanding, multidisciplinary field of modernist studies so filled with contestation over the very ground of study? Definitional activities are fictionalizing processes, however much they sound like rational categorization. As such, I will begin with three stories, allegorized but rooted in my own experience in an evolving field.1] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Disciplining ModernismDefinitional Excursions: The Meanings of Modern/ Modernity/Modernism

Editors: Caughie, Pamela L.
Disciplining Modernism — Nov 30, 2015

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Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright
© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
ISBN
978-1-349-31374-7
Pages
11 –32
DOI
10.1057/9780230274297_2
Publisher site
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Abstract

[What is modernity? What is or was modernism? Why is the energetic, expanding, multidisciplinary field of modernist studies so filled with contestation over the very ground of study? Definitional activities are fictionalizing processes, however much they sound like rational categorization. As such, I will begin with three stories, allegorized but rooted in my own experience in an evolving field.1]

Published: Nov 30, 2015

Keywords: Modernist Study; Ideal Speech Situation; Radical Rupture; Definitional Debate; Definitional Project

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