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Title Communal modernisms : teaching twentieth-century literature and culture in the twenty-first-century classroom / edited by Emily Hinnov, Lauren Rosenblum and Laurel Harris
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Contents Introduction; Laurel Harris, Emily M. Hinnov and Lauren M. Rosenblum -- PART I: THE INFLUENCE OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM ON LITERARY COMMUNAL MODERNISMS -- 1. Teaching Modernism through the Phantasmic Mother: Maternal Longing in Virginia Woolf's Fiction and Gertrude KĖƒsebier's Photography; Emily M. Hinnov -- 2. Visual Pleasure and the Female Gaze: 'Inter-Active' Cinema in the Film Writing of H.D. and Dorothy Richardson; Laurel Harris -- 3. 'Things, Things, Things': Nella Larsen's Quicksand and the Beauty of Magazine Culture; Lauren M. Rosenblum -- PART II: THE POLITICS OF COMMUNAL MODERNISMS -- 4. Modernism and the Politics of Poverty: Teaching Lola Ridge, Jacob Riis, and Social Justice; Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega -- 5. Editing Children of the Sun: Jessie Redmon Fauset, Little Magazines, and the Cultivation of the New Negro; Emily Wojcik -- 6. Jean Rhys's Voyage in the Dark: Community, Race, and Empire; Judy Suh -- PART III: REINVENTION WITHIN COMMUNAL MODERNISMS -- 7. 'War trod her low': Recovery and Community in Sylvia Townsend Warner's Opus 7; Rita Kondrath -- 8. From Alienation to Coven: Sylvia Townsend Warner's Utopian Modernism; Noreen O'Conner -- 9. 'The Look in a Dog's Eyes': The Animals in the Dining Room in Elizabeth Bowen's The Last September; Vicki Tromanhauser -- 10. The Unwritten Narrative of Modernism and Djuna Barnes's Nightwood; Bonnie Roos -- 11. Woolf and ... : Teaching Besidedness; Robin Hackett -- Afterword -- 12. Some Notes on Radical Teaching; Jane Marcus
Summary Drawing from recent research that seeks to expand our understanding of modernism, "Communal Modernisms" offers practical pedagogical approaches for teaching modernist literature and culture. This collection, one of the first in modernism studies to integrate original scholarship with pedagogical praxis, explores multiple representations of modernist community including writers' engagement with visual media, modernist print culture as a community, and connections between writers and scientific and psychological discourses within a larger intellectual community. Building from this concept of 'communal modernisms', the included essays present methods for developing archival and interdisciplinary projects to collaboratively construct new knowledge within the undergraduate classroom. "Communal Modernisms" enables students to actively learn about modernism and, in the process, to better understand the early-twentieth-century world that informs their early-twenty-first-century present
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Study and teaching.
Modernism (Literature) -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Harris, Laurel.
Hinnov, Emily M., 1973-
Rosenblum, Lauren, 1974-
ISBN 1137274913 (electronic bk.)
9781137274915 (electronic bk.)