[Msa-discuss] Modernism textbook needed

Georgia Johnston johnstgk at slu.edu
Sun Sep 7 17:34:38 EDT 2014


Two more suggestions:

Gender of Modernism
and
Gender in Modernism,
both edited by Bonnie Kime Scott

all the best,
Georgia Johnston

Georgia Johnston
Professor of English
Saint Louis University


On 9/7/14, Gary Stonum <gxs11 at case.edu> wrote:
> Just to echo the laments, there has to my knowledge been nothing to replace
> Ellmann  and Feidelson, which is weird considering how long ago they
> compiled that book and how little it anticipates any flavor of new
> modernist studies.   Why don't some of you young-'uns try you hand at
> revising and updating it?   You can likely leave out the
> proto-existentialism stuff that then was all the rage, which would give
> some room for including Mina Loy, DuBois, Stein, CLR James and more than a
> few others.
>
> Grampa Gary
>
> On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Bahun, Sanja <sbahun at essex.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>>  Hi Jonathan,
>>
>>  I'd second Dr Spiropoulou's suggestion: *Modernism: An Anthology of
>> Sources and Documents* (EUP), ed. V. Kolocotroni, J. Goldman and O.
>> Taxidou, is excellent and I hear a new, revised & enlarged edition is on
>> the way. It's of course an anthology solely dedicated to primary sources,
>> so I use it in conjunction with P. Lewis's *Introduction to Modernism*
>> for my undergraduate students (3rd year), and with Levenson's (ed.)
>> *Cambridge
>> Companion to Modernism* for postgraduate students. For modules with a
>> more international slant I use Wollaeger's (ed.) *The Oxford Handbook of
>> Global Modernism*, which works particularly well with Kolocotroni et al.
>>
>>  Good luck with any decision you make, and please report back if you
>> discover a new gem!
>>
>>
>>    Professor Sanja Bahun
>> Director of Graduate Studies
>> Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
>> University of Essex
>> Colchester CO43SQ
>> United Kingdom
>> +44 1206 87 2634
>>
>> New in print:
>> *Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning
>> <http://global.oup.com/academic/product/modernism-and-melancholia-9780199977956?lang=en&cc=gb>*
>> (Oxford University Press, 2014)
>> *Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern
>> Europe, 1917-1989: Re-Visions
>> <http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415813235/>*
>> (Routledge, 2014)
>>     ------------------------------
>> *From:* msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu
>> [msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu]
>> on behalf of Jonathan Greenberg [greenbergj at mail.montclair.edu]
>> *Sent:* 07 September 2014 20:44
>> *To:* msa-discuss at chaos.press.jhu.edu
>> *Subject:* Re: [Msa-discuss] Modernism textbook needed
>>
>>  Mia Carter and Alan Friedman have an anthology from Routledge with some
>> excellent, although of course brief, excerpts from various statements
>> of/about modernism(s).  I am test-driving it this semester.
>>
>> Jonathan Greenberg
>> Associate Professor and Deputy Chair
>> Department of English
>> Montclair State University
>>
>> FALL OFFICE HOURS: M/W 11:30-1:00
>> http://tinyurl.com/modernismbookhttp://tinyurl.com/amznorder
>>
>>
>> On 9/7/2014 3:19 PM, Stephen Ross wrote:
>>
>> Thought that one was out of print. If not it's an excellent choice.
>>
>> Brevity and typos are my phone's fault.
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2014, at 12:05, "Gregory Castle" <dedalus at asu.edu> wrote:
>>
>>   Ellmann and Feidelson, ed. "The Modern Tradition" is useful.
>>
>> Gregory Castle
>> Professor
>> Department of English
>> Arizona State University
>> Ph (480) 965-0856  ≠  Fax (480) 965-3451
>> E-mail: dedalus at asu.edu
>> www.public.asu.edu/~dedalus/ <http://www.public.asu.edu/%7Ededalus/>
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2014, at 11:18 AM, "Jonathan Morse" <morsej001 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>   Can anyone recommend an anthology of primary sources (not just
>> backgrounds or criticism) for a senior-level introduction to modernist
>> literature, primarily in English? The last time I taught this course I
>> used
>> Lawrence Rainey's *Modernism*, but for the well known reasons (eccentric
>> selections, unfocused introductions, fine print, no pictures, and typos
>> and
>> editorial errors on almost every page) I'd rather not live through that
>> experience again.
>>
>>  Jonathan Morse
>> Department of English
>> University of Hawaii at Manoa
>> jmorse at hawaii.edu
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