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5. Latin American fiction in the twentieth century: Regionalism to Modernism

5. Latin American fiction in the twentieth century: Regionalism to Modernism  

Roberto González Echevarría

in Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365838
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754915.003.0005
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9780199754915
‘Latin American fiction in the twentieth century: Regionalism to Modernism’ investigates the development of Modernist prose, which lagged behind other styles. Modernismo still dominated in ... More
2. Form, or, what's contemporary about contemporary fiction?

2. Form, or, what's contemporary about contemporary fiction?  

Robert Eaglestone

in Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778247
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199609260.003.0002
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9780199609260
‘Form, or, what's contemporary about contemporary fiction?’ considers how writers explore the form of the novel. While most novels published are realist, three areas of challenge to this ... More
3. Partition and the ‘all-India’ film

3. Partition and the ‘all-India’ film  

Ashish Rajadhyaksha

in Indian Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191789694
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723097.003.0003
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9780198723097
India officially became ‘independent’ in 1947 and a Republic in 1950. Neither were easy transitions. The cinema would inherit all of India’s political contradictions. It would soon become ... More
Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

Modernism: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Butler

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191775963
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804419.001.0001
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9780192804419
Modernism: A Very Short Introduction examines how and why modernism began, what it is, how it has gradually informed all aspects of 20th and 21st century life. Modernism ... More
1. The modernist work

1. The modernist work  

Christopher Butler

in Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191775963
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804419.003.0001
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‘The modernist work’ examines the nature of modernism by looking at a novel (James Joyce's Ulysses), a painting (Fernand Léger's La Ville [The City]), and a musical work (Kurt Weill's The ... More
4. Modernism and politics

4. Modernism and politics  

Christopher Butler

in Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191775963
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804419.003.0004
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The surrealist movement was beset by doctrinal divisions and denunciations by manifesto and changes in grouping of immense complication. ‘Modernism and politics’ looks at the complicated ... More
5. A history of film music II: 1927–1960

5. A history of film music II: 1927–1960  

Kathryn Kalinak

in Film Music: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365685
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10.1093/actrade/9780195370874.003.0005
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9780195370874
Synchronization of music and image was achieved as early as 1894, but the quest for synchronization and its realization have long preceded the conversion to sound. ‘A history of film music ... More
4. Poetry from Modernismo to Modernism

4. Poetry from Modernismo to Modernism  

Roberto González Echevarría

in Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365838
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754915.003.0004
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9780199754915
‘Poetry from Modernismo to Modernism’ outlines the development of Modernist Latin American poetry. Darío had brought symbolism to Spanish language literature. Leopoldo Lugones and Julio ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

David Cottington

in The Avant Garde: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191777790
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582730.003.0006
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9780199582730
In the first decade of the 21st century, the term ‘the creative industries’ became ubiquitous and a fashionable notion. The term ‘creativity’ was seen to have value beyond its usage. ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr

in Modern Drama: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191785269
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658770.003.0001
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9780199658770
Modern drama is often characterized by alienation and hostility, whether it’s between the actors and their audiences, the playwright and the actors, or the playwright and the audience. The ... More
2. Late colonial India

2. Late colonial India  

Ashish Rajadhyaksha

in Indian Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191789694
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723097.003.0002
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9780198723097
Between 1920 and 1931 India saw its first boom in indigenous film production. Indian cinema was clearly set to take-off, but where to? Both the boom in production, as well as the kind of ... More
2. Modernist movements and cultural tradition

2. Modernist movements and cultural tradition  

Christopher Butler

in Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191775963
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804419.003.0002
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9780192804419
We can learn more about the arts of a particular era by the interactions between the artists, writers, and musicians than we can by reading an art movement's manifesto. ‘Modernist movements ... More
3. Cultural crossings

3. Cultural crossings  

Cynthia Freeland

in Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191776014
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804631.003.0003
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9780192804631
‘Cultural crossings’ asks: Can art break down barriers among cultures? John Dewey's belief that ‘the esthetic quality is the same for Greeks, Chinese, and Americans’ suggests that he is ... More
3. Critical theory and modernism

3. Critical theory and modernism  

Stephen Eric Bronner

in Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780190692704
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10.1093/actrade/9780190692674.003.0004
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9780190692674
The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the birth of an international avant-garde that focused upon alienation, standardization, and the liberation of the individual from constrictive ... More
Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert Eaglestone

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778247
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199609260.001.0001
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9780199609260
Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction explores a wide and diverse field, now global in dimension, with an enormous range of novels and writers that continues to grow ... More
4. Cinema as art form

4. Cinema as art form  

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191788963
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10.1093/actrade/9780198701774.003.0004
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9780198701774
In the years before World War I there were few people who thought that cinema was or might become an art form. From about 1910, however, signs emerged that cinema was on the road to ... More
Typography: A Very Short Introduction

Typography: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Luna

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
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Nov 2018
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9780191796739
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10.1093/actrade/9780199211296.001.0001
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9780199211296
Typography: A Very Short Introduction offers a broad definition of typography as design for reading, whether in print or on screens, where a set of visual choices are taken to ... More
Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Latin American Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365838
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754915.001.0001
Item type: 
book
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9780199754915
In the 1960s, Latin American literature became known worldwide as never before, but few know about the literary tradition from which these writers emerged. Modern Latin American Literature: ... More

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