Modernism and its Margins

Ed. Anthony Geist and José Monleón 
Examines the prevailing notions that underlie most theoretical paradigms about modernism and how those paradigms fail to account for Spanish and, especially, Latin American expressions.

Modernism and Its Margins: Rescrtipting Hispanic Modernism
Anthony L. Geist and José B. Monleón

Part I. The Problematics of Modernism

  1. On Modernism from the Periphery
    Carlos Blanco Aguinaga
  2. The Industrial Imaginary of Modernity: The “Totalizing” Gaze
    Iris M. Zavala
  3. A Modernizing That Holds Us Back: Culture under the Neoconservative Regression
    Néstor García Canclini
  4. Rethinking the Theory of the Avant-Garde from the Periphery
    George Yúdice
  5. The Limits of Modernity in Latin American Poetry
    Álvaro Salvador
  6. “Seven Islands in Search of an Author”: The Canary Islands Avant-Garde
    Jacqueline Cruz

Part II. Modernists from the Margins

  1. Gender and Modernist Discourse: Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Dulce Dueño
    Susan Kirkpatrick
  2. Buñuel: A Cinematographic Impugnment of Modernity/Modernism/Avant-gardism and Other Options
    Víctor Fuentes
  3. Recycling the Popular: Lorca, Lorquismo, and the Culture Industry
    Anthony L. Geist
  4. Cultural Liaisons in American Literatures
    Guido A. Podestá
  5. Brazilian Modernism: An Idea Out of Place?
    Randal Johnson
  6. Counterhegemonic Subjectivities in César Vallejo and Oswald de Andrade
    Leslie Bary
  7. Borges: Tradition and the Avant-Garde
    Beatriz Sarlo
  8. “Dangerous Southern Islands”: Modern Aesthetics as Anaesthetics in Carpentier’s The Lost Steps and Borges’s “The South”
    Santiago Colás
  9. El siglo de las luces: Modernism and Epic
    Neil Larsen

A Design for Modernity in the Margins
René Jara