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Modernism: Representations of National Culture: Discourses by Vangelis Kechriotis,Maciej Górny,Ahmet Ersoy,Maciej Grny

By Vangelis Kechriotis,Maciej Górny,Ahmet Ersoy,Maciej Grny

This is the second one a part of the 3rd quantity of the four-volume sequence, a bold venture of CEU Press, proposing an important texts that brought on and formed the techniques of nation-building within the many nations of primary and Southeast Europe. the purpose is to confront ‘mainstream’ and likely profitable nationwide discourses with one another, hence making a house for interpreting these narratives of id which grew to become institutionalized as “national canons.” After the volumes focousing at the past due enlightenment and the emergence of nationwide romanticism, books difficult at the phenomenon of modernism in jap Europe. Modernism is conceived as a counterpart to modernity, the 1st belonging to the outer edge, tha latter to the constructed West. Fifty-one texts illustrate the evolution of modernism in jap Europe. Essays, articles, poems, or excerpts from longer works provide new possibilities of attainable comparisons of the respective nationwide cultures. the amount specializes in the literary and medical makes an attempt at squaring the circle of person and collective identities. usually outspokenly severe of the romantic episteme, those texts replicate a extra subtle and important stance than within the previous sessions. even as, instead of representing an entire rupture, they typically proceed and ensure the romantic identification narratives, albeit with “other means”. the amount additionally provides the methods nationwide minorities sought to legitimize their lifestyles almost about their cultural and institutional peculiarity.

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