Redefining Modernism and Postmodernism

Åžebnem Toplu & Hubert Zapf


Part I:

Transformations of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Twenty-First Century

Hubert Zapf

Cultural Ecology, Postmodernism, and Literary Knowledge

Geoffrey Galt Harpham

Philology and the Future of Scholarship

William S. Haney II

Globalization and the Posthuman

Åženay Kara

The Search for Human Values in Literature in Times When "The Word Mirror is Broken Irreparably"

Susanna Frings

The Return to Ethics in the Postmodern French Novel

Peter Admirand

"All lost! To prayers, to prayers! All lost!": Why Postmodernity, Religious Pluralism, and Interreligious Dialogue Need to be Embraced

Melek Atabey

Representing a (Post-) Modern City: The Portrayal of Istanbul in Recent Turkish Films

Part II:

Redefining Modernism

Hande Tekdemir

Defining Modernism and Postmodernism through Walter Benjamin's The Arcades Project

Regine Rosenthal

Modernism, Cosmopolitanism, and Difference in Yvan Goll's Work

Youli Theodosiadou

The Symbiosis Between Image and Text in Walker Evan's and James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg

The Death of the Piano Girl: Modernity and the Mechanisation of Music in E. M. Forster's A Room with a View

Michael Sauter

From Apocalypse to "Revelation in Progress" in Nathanael West's Day of the Locust and Thomas Pynchon's Crying of Lot 49

Timo Müller

"Identifine the Individuone": Joyce's Insatiable Selves in Finnegan's Wake

Part III:

Redefining Postmodernism

Nevio Cristante

Postmodernism: a "New Movement" Beyond Modernism, or an Oxymoron?

Erik Reading

Mikhail Bakhtin and the Boundaries of Postmodernism: From Polyphony to Polygraphy

Banu AkçeÅŸme

The Interplay between Aesthetics, Ideology and Gender in Postmodern Science Fiction

Bilge Mutluay ÇetintaÅŸ

Confronting Trauma through Writing: The Fifth Book of Peace by Maxine Hong Kingston

Funda BaÅŸak Baskan

"To Set the Record Straight for Good": Postmodern Rewriting of Myth in Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad

Bill Phillips

The Postmodern Detective Novel

Gönül Bakay

Reconsidering Postmodern Fiction in Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot and A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters

Laurence Raw

Reframing Postmodernism: Ridley Scott's Blade Runner

Otilia Pacea

"It ain't that different than real life": Recycling the Cowboy Myth in the Postmodern Electronic Discourse and the Expat Blogs

Part IV: 

Beyond the Modernism/Postmodernism Dichotomy

Carlos Sanz Mingo Redefining Modernism and Postmodernism: The Case of Arthurian Literature
Christina Caupert "Unstruck in Time": Postmodernist Elements in Pre-Modern Literature
Paulette Dellios (Post-) Modernising Mantinades: Poetic Traditions and Innovations
Klára Kolinská Canada's Lost Hero: Dramatic Revamps of the Franklin Disaster
Gökçe Metin Cross-Cultural Problems of Translation in YaÅŸar Kemal's Deniz Küstü and its English Version The Sea-Crossed Fisherman
Hande Gürses Who has the Author-ity? The Concept of Signature in Orhan Pamuk's My Name is Red

Edited By:

Åžebnem Toplu & Hubert Zapf

Published by: Cambridge Scholars Publishing