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Spariosu, Mihai I.

Modernism and Exile

Spariosu, Mihai I. - Modernism and Exile, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Exile, Utopia, and Modernity: A Cultural-Theoretical Approach

1. Modernity And Modernism: Preliminary Theoretical Considerations
Mihai I. Spariosu

2. Play and Liminality in Modernist Cultural Theory
Mihai I. Spariosu

3. Exile and Utopia as Playful Liminality
Mihai I. Spariosu

Part II. Historical Excursus: Modernity and the Exilic-Utopian Imagination in the Ancient World

4. The Birth of Modernity: The Exilic-Utopian Imagination in Ancient Near-Eastern Narratives (The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Pentateuch)
Mihai I. Spariosu

5. Modern Consciousness and the Exilic-Utopian Imagination in the Hellenic World: Sophocles and Plato
Mihai I. Spariosu

Part III. Exile, Utopia, and Modernism in Literary Discourse

6. The Exilic-Utopian Imagination and Literary Discourse in Modernism and Postmodernism
Mihai I. Spariosu

7. Exile, Utopia, and the Will to Empire: Conrad’s Heart of Darkness
Mihai I. Spariosu

8. Utopia, Totalitarianism, and the Will to Reason: Koestler’S Darkness at Noon
Mihai I. Spariosu

9. Exile, Dystopia, and the Will to Order: Huxley’s Brave New World
Mihai I. Spariosu

10. Exile, Theotopia, and Atopia: Mann’s Joseph and His Brothers and Bulgakov’s Master and Margarita
Mihai I. Spariosu

11. Afterword: The End of Exile: Toward a Global Eutopia
Mihai I. Spariosu

Keywords: History, Social History, Twentieth-Century Literature, European History, Modern History, Literary Theory, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Modernism and …
Page amount
230 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137317216
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-23142-9

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