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Published: 26 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389330-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8933-0
... 7 DOUBLE MODERNITY, PARA-MODERNITY JONATHAN HAY A few years ago, Fredric Jameson wrote that the nonmodern ‘‘is unavoidably drawn back into a force field in which it tends to connote the ‘pre-modern’ exclusively (and to...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... structure and culture. With the incorporation of a new political system, Fidel Castro and his ministers began the process of redefining what it meant to be Cuban and modern. Television played a vital role in this transformative stage of tearing down ideological beliefs and building a different foundation...
Published: 18 February 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380535-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8053-5
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...9  UNGJ HWAN CHEON Translated by Jessica Likens Bend It Like a Man of Chosun Sports Nationalism and Colonial Modernity of 1936 FOREWORD This text was originally written not in thesis form but in a storytelling method of writing and is a part of a larger book published in Korea...
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395652-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9565-2
... Chapter Two NATIONALISM, MODERNITY, AND FEMINISM’S HAUNTED INTERSECTIONS In October 1934 the proceedings at the Philippine Constitutional Conven- tion took an unusual...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
...Of Storytellers and Master Narratives: Modernity, Memory, and History in Fascist Italy Ø Ø simonetta falasca zamponi In his 1936 essay on Nikolai LeskovThe StorytellerWalter Benjamin (1969) lamented the destruction of collective memory that was taking place with...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
... 12 Melancholia, the New Negro, and the Fear of Modernity: Forms Sublime and Denigrated in Countee Cullen’s Writings In spite of myself I find that I am actuated by a strong sense of race consciousness. This grows upon me...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399476-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9947-6
...Economies of Visibility 1 Visual Modernity Did that woman, could that woman, somehow know that here before her very eyes on the roof of the Drayton sat a Negro? Absurd! Impossible! White people were so stupid about such things for all that they usually asserted that they were able...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398516-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9851-6
... The Social Embodiment of Modernity So much has been written on Lu Xun that it would be difficult to add to that formidable body of scholarship. In the Anglo-American academy alone, a half dozen book-length studies and more than a hundred book chapters and journal...
Published: 09 December 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394501-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9450-1
...Introduction Coloniality The Darker Side of Western Modernity I was intrigued, many years ago (around 1991), when I saw on the “news” stand in a bookstore the title of Stephen Toulmin’s latest book: Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity (1990). I went to a coffee shop...
Published: 09 December 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394501-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9450-1
...chapter three It Is “Our” Modernity Delinking, Independent Thought, and Decolonial Freedom Once upon a time scholars assumed that the knowing subject in the disciplines is transparent, dis-incorporated from the known, and untouched by the geopolitical configuration of the...
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387886-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8788-6
... chapter five Portraits of a Lady Visions of Modernity Photographs are perhaps the most mysterious of all the objects that make up, and thicken, the environment we recognize as modern. —Susan Sontag, On...
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387886-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8788-6
... conclusions The Consequences of Modernity In the weeks surrounding the centennial celebration of the declaration of inde- pendence on September 16, 1910, colorful flags and spirited music filled the streets of the Emerald City. As we have seen, city officials...
Published: 18 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8868-5
... 6 Naruse in the 1960s Stranded in Modernity, 1958–1967 Melodrama addresses us within the limitations of the status quo, of the ideo- logically permissible. It acknowledges demands inadmissible in the codes of so- cial, psychological or...
Published: 04 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387626-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8762-6
...epilogue History Matters—The Sandinistas’ Myth of Modernity The past is never dead. It’s not even past. —William Faulkner All political movements create historical myths, usually to demonstrate that they alone embody the nation’s destiny.1 Referring to leaders of the French...
Published: 01 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8836-4
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388364-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8836-4
... Chapter 1 China and Alternative Modernity LOCATING CHINA, A COUNTRY OF "CONTINENTAL CHARACTER" (WEBER 1951, 100), in relation to the spatio-temporal notions of "modernity" and "modernization" is no easy task. l This is...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386650-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8665-0
... Decomposing Modernity: History and Hierarchy after Development lll james ferguson Africa always seems to come to the question of modernity from with- out. Generations of Western scholars have considered Africa as either be- yond the pale of the modern (the savage...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386650-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8665-0
... Eugenic Woman, Semicolonialism, and Colonial Modernity as Problems for Postcolonial Theory lll tani e. barlow If colonialism remained a historical and legal factor, this legacy did not necessarily turn Shanghai into a colony. —leo o. lee, ‘‘Shanghai...
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388050-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8805-0
...$ Afterword modernity and the voice Modernity has been described and theorized largely in terms of the visual. Vision, it has been argued, is the sense that comes to have priority and power over all the others; in Western metaphysics, knowledge is equated with vision and truth with light...