[Msa-discuss] Msa-discuss Digest, Vol 87, Issue 10

Ryan Weberling rweberling at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 13:49:49 EDT 2014


Regarding an open access anthology of modernism: How would permissions work to use material digitized by Google, modjourn.org, etc.? I think a lot could be collected from archive.org.

What CMS would be flexible enough for such a project?



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>   1. Re: Modernism textbook needed (Mary Ann Caws)
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> From: Mary Ann Caws <maryanncaws at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Msa-discuss] Modernism textbook needed
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> super idea of Stephen's a collective, can't we do that? Mary Ann
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> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Stephen Ross <saross at uvic.ca> wrote:
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>> I love the idea of a creative commons site where you can essentially
>> build-a-book from an existing library of materials in the public domain.
>> Surely much of the material is now out of copyright, making such an
>> endeavour relatively easy.
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 8, 2014, at 10:07 AM, Linett, Maren T <mlinett at purdue.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> I agree. Perhaps this thread could be shown to potential publishers. I
>> teach a class called Modernist Women Writers, for which I would use an
>> anthology of primary sources along with the novels I teach.
>> 
>> Maren Linett
>> Associate Professor
>> Department of English
>> Purdue University
>> 
>> 
>>  From: Angeliki Spiropoulou <angelikispiropoulou at hotmail.com>
>> Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 12:46 PM
>> To: Jane Marie Garrity <Jane.Garrity at Colorado.EDU>, "
>> msa-discuss at chaos.press.jhu.edu" <msa-discuss at chaos.press.jhu.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [Msa-discuss] Modernism textbook needed
>> 
>>  With reference to Jane's message. This conversation proves that there
>> is great need for anthologies  indeed, and  it could be brought as evidence
>> to publishers. The collection the three of you are preparing sounds
>> absolutely fascinating and valuable for teaching and research.
>> 
>> 
>> Angeliki Spiropoulou (MA, PhD Sussex University)
>> Assistant Professor in Modern European Literature and Theory
>> The University of the Peloponnese
>> Department of Theatre Studies
>> Vasileos Konstantinou 21, 2100 Nafplio, Greece
>> tel.: ++30 27520 96130 (Dept Secretariat)
>> e-mail: aspirop at uop.gr
>> http://ts.uop.gr/images/stories/files/bs/spiropoulou_bs_eng.pdf
>> https://uop-gr.academia.edu/AngelikiSpiropoulou
>> 
>> 
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>> From: jane.garrity at colorado.edu
>> To: msa-discuss at chaos.press.jhu.edu
>> Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:28:19 -0600
>> Subject: [Msa-discuss] Modernism textbook needed
>> 
>> As a footnote to Georgia's message I wanted to say that Anne Fernald, Anna
>> Snaith and I are working on an anthology on Transnational Women Modernists
>> but have encountered some resistance from publishers who have told us that
>> they are cautious about taking on teaching anthologies because they cannot
>> make the finances work. Many of the primary sources that we are interested
>> in bringing back into print are not readily available online or
>> in second-hand collections. We have also been told that scholarly editions
>> that bring individual writers further up the research ladder are more
>> likely to be published than anthologies that gather writings from
>> 'forgotten' and 'noncanonical' figures. In short, I think that
>> publishers' commissioning priorities will need to change if everyone's
>> anthology desires are to be met.
>> 
>> 
>> Jane Garrity
>> Associate Professor of English
>> Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies
>> University of Colorado at Boulder
>> 226 UCB
>> Boulder, CO 80309-0226
>> Jane.Garrity at Colorado.Edu
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 7, 2014, at 3:34 PM, Georgia Johnston wrote:
>> 
>> 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)
>> 
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>> *From:* msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu
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>> [msa-discuss-bounces at muse.jhu.edu]
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>> on behalf of Jonathan Greenberg [greenbergj at mail.montclair.edu]
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>> *Sent:* 07 September 2014 20:44
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>> *To:* msa-discuss at chaos.press.jhu.edu
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>> *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
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>>  FALL OFFICE HOURS: M/W 11:30-1:00
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>> http://tinyurl.com/modernismbookhttp://tinyurl.com/amznorder
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>> 
>> 
>>  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
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>> E-mail: dedalus at asu.edu
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>> www.public.asu.edu/~dedalus/ <http://www.public.asu.edu/%7Ededalus/
>> <http://www.public.asu.edu/~dedalus/>>
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>> 
>>  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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