Orientalism, modernism, and the American poem

by Kern, Robert.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York

Written in English
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  • Subjects:

    • American poetry -- Chinese influences.,
    • Exoticism in literature.,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- United States.,
    • American poetry -- History and criticism.,
    • Linguistics in literature.,
    • Chinese language -- Influence on foreign languages.,
    • Languages in contact.,
    • China -- In literature.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert Kern.
      SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture ;, 97
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS159.C5 K47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 316 p. ;
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL785343M
      ISBN 100521496136
      LC Control Number95017535

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[13] Sanehide Kodama, American Poetry and Japanese Culture (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, ); Robert Kern, Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, ); Cynthia Stamy, Marianne Moore and China: Orientalism and A Writing of America (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ); Steven Yao, Translation and the Author: Mark Byron. While Said’s seminal book concentrates mostly on Islam and the Arab world, only three essays in Alternative Orientalisms in Latin America and Beyond deal with the Islamic world: two with the Maghrebian presence in Europe and one with the representation of Islam . Edward Said, was a Palestinian literary historian and theorist who developed the idea of Orientalism. Said's book of same name, Orientalism studied and .

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Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem is a critical and historical interpretation of "Oriental" influences on American modernist poetry. Kern equates Fenollosa and Pound's "discovery" of Chinese writing with the American pursuit of a natural language for poetry, what Emerson had termed the "language of nature".Cited by: Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem is a critical and historical interpretation of "Oriental" influences on American modernist poetry.

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This is a critical and historical interpretation of 'Oriental' influences on American modernist poetry. Kern equates Fenollosa and Pound's 'discovery' of Chinese writing with the American pursuit of a natural language for poetry, what Emerson had termed the 'language of nature'.

This language of nature is here shown to be a mythic conception continuous with the. Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem is a critical and historical interpretation of "Oriental" influences on American modernist poetry.

Kern equates Fenollosa and Pound's "discovery" of Chinese writing with the American pursuit of a natural language for poetry; what Emerson had termed the "language of nature.".

In Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem Robert Kern explores American and European approaches to Chinese language and literature during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as they have influenced American poetry and poetics.

Kern shows that the work of twentieth-century poets [End Page ] such as Ezra Pound, Kenneth Rexroth, and Author: Ursula K. Heise. Get this from a library. Orientalism, modernism, and the American poem.

[Robert Kern] -- This is a critical and historical interpretation of 'Oriental' influences on American modernist poetry. Kern equates Fenollosa and Pound's 'discovery' of Chinese writing with the American pursuit of.

Kern Robert. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. $ Ursula K. HeiseAuthor: Ursula K. Heise. Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem 作者: Robert Kern 出版社: Cambridge University Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: In art history, literature and cultural studies, Orientalism is the imitation or depiction of aspects in the Eastern depictions are usually done by writers, designers, and artists from the West.

In particular, Orientalist painting, depicting more specifically "the Middle East", was one of the many specialisms of 19th-century academic art, and the literature of Western countries.

of China in Pound and Williams, a book in which he claims that China's substantial influence on both the principles and the principals of Anglo-American modernism has been sorely overlooked. A year later, Robert Kern published Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem, a book that attempts "Orientalism and Modernism clearly sets the record straight by addressing the issue of how Chinese poetry and culture helped precipitate the transition of Pound and Williams toward high modernism.

It is a historically focused, meticulously researched, and passionately argued book."—Zhang Longxi, University of California, RiversidePrice: $ Abstract. Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem.

By Robert Kern. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. $ In Onentalism, Modernism, and the American Poem Robert Kern explores American and European approaches to Chinese language and literature during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as they have influenced American.

Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem, by Robert Kern. Cambridge University Press’ xiv + pages. $ cloth. When Robert Kern attributes to Pound not only the modernising of orientalism, but the orientalising of modernism, he might well be discussing the thrust of his own book.

Kern's linkage of Pound's. A History of Modernist Poetry examines innovative anglophone poetries from decadence to the post-war period. The first of its three parts considers formal and contextual issues, including myth, politics, gender, and race, while the second and third parts discuss a wide range of individual poets, including Ezra Pound, T.

Eliot, W. Yeats, Mina Loy, Gertrude Stein, Wallace. No Part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher, except for the quotation of brief passage in criticism. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data Said, Edward W.

Orientalism, 1. East – Study and teaching I. Title ’ DS ISBN 0 5 ISBN 0 5 Pbk. The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry comprises original essays by eighteen distinguished scholars.

It offers a critical overview of major and emerging American poets of the twentieth century, in addition to critical accounts of the representative schools, movements, regional settings, archival resources, and critical reception that define modern American poetry.

This collection of essays explores the poetics and politics of US-American poetry’s diverse and distinct investments in the imaginary space of ‘the Orient’. Reading American poets – from Emily Dickinson to Frank Bidart, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Kimiko Hahn – the contributions show how tropes of the Orient have fabricated screens.

ORIENTALISM. associated with the exotic "Eastern" themes and styles of Eugene Delacroix's, James McNeill Whistler's, and John Singer Sargent's paintings; Victor Hugo's Les Orientales; and Gustave Flaubert's Salammb ô (though related representations also can be found in subjects ranging from world fairs to such Hollywood films as The Thief of Baghdad.

Material Type: book Language: english Subjects: Borges, Jorge Luis, -- Criticism and interpretation. Paz, Octavio, -- Criticism and interpretation. Sarduy, Severo -- Criticism and interpretation. Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and. Ideographic Modernism offers a critical account of the ideograph (Chinese writing as imagined in the West) as a modernist invention.

Through analyses of works by Claudel, Pound, Kafka, Benjamin, Segalen, and Valery, among others, Christopher Bush traces the Pages: A History of Chinese Literature is a history of Chinese literature written by Herbert Giles, and published in A large part of the book is devoted to translations, "enabling the Chinese author, so far as is possible, to speak for himself".

Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem. Cambridge University : Herbert Giles. Ideographic Modernism China, Writing, Media Christopher Bush. Adds an important comparative perspective to major writers and critics such as Pound, Kafka, and Valery; Presents the first major discussion of Benjamin's relationship to China and its influence on his work.

He is the author of nine books, more than essays and reviews, and editor or co-editor of eleven books, including: Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (), A Concise Companion to American Studies (), Afterlives of Modernism (), and The Cultural Politics of the New American Studies ().Author: John Carlos Rowe.

One need only remember Qian's own earlier volume, Orientalism and Modernism, or Robert Kern's Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem, or Gao Fen's Modernism and Oriental Culture, to say nothing of the slew of transpacific "and" books treating specific authors in this regard, including yet another Zhaoming Qian volume, Ezra Pound and.

Ideographic Modernism China, Writing, Media Christopher Bush. Examines major writers and critics such as Pound, Kafka, Valery, and Benjamin; Presents the first major discussion of Benjamin's relationship to China and its influence on his work. The poem, a “translation” of Omar Khayyam’s work that is in fact in many places a free adaptation of the original, is unusual in several ways: it was published anonymously, 49 its Orientalism, as Daniel Karlin says, “began as a linguistic exercise, not a literary choice,” 50 and, unlike much Orientalist writing, the poem suggests the Author: Valerie Kennedy.

Home › Literary Criticism › Edward Said’s Orientalism. Edward Said’s Orientalism By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 8, • (5). One of the prominent books of the Postmodern era, on par with Darwin‘s On the Origin of Species, Marx‘ Das Capital and Freud‘s Interpretation of Dreams, Edward Said‘s Orientalism () inaugurated postcolonial theory.

American literature - American literature - Literary and social criticism: Until his death inEdmund Wilson solidified his reputation as one of America’s most versatile and distinguished men of letters.

The novelist John Updike inherited Wilson’s chair at The New Yorker and turned out an extraordinary flow of critical reviews collected in volumes such as Hugging the Shore (). More than half of Huang's book concerns Whitman; the other half deals with Ezra Pound and imagism (for this part of the book, Robert Kern's recent Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem [] serves as a good supple­ ment and counterpoint to Huang's analysis).

Huang's overall thesis is an in­ triguing one. Modernism Embodied by the Fashion Designs of Paul Poiret, • Orientalism and Opulence; Rational dress (liberated from the corset) • Paul Poiret () book of illustrations by Paul Iribe, • Paul Poiret & Madeleine Vionnet share the credit for.

New York before Chinatown: Orientalism and the shaping of American culture, / John Kuo Wei Tchen. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, (No call number available.Sources & Examples: Christopher Bush, “Modernism, Orientalism, and East Asia.” In A Handbook of Modernism Studies (MIT, ); Robert Kern, Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem (Cambridge, ); Lawrence Normand, “Shangri-La and History in s England.”.Faber & Faber, ), first published in For further discussion, see my Orientalism, Modern-ism, and the American Poem (New York: Cambridge University Press, ), and 2.

Jonathan Bate, The Song of the Earth (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ), The Modernist Response to Chinese Art: Pound, Moore, Stevens.