Modernism (Literature) -- Encyclopedias -- Databases. This handbook is a unique and major resource on modern educators of Asia and their contribution to Asian educational development through the 19th and 20th centuries, when modernization started in Asia. Other values that consistently underpin modernism include a propensity to create ‘culture shock’ by abandoning traditional conventions of social behaviour, aesthetic representation, and scientific verification; the celebration of elitist or revolutionary aesthetic and ethical departures; and in general the derogation of the premise of a coherent, empirically accessible external reality (such as Nature or Providence) and the substitution of humanly devised structures or systems which are self-consciously arbitrary and transitory. Users can browse search results by subject, movement, or place.\"@, Motion pictures--History--20th century\"@, Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin). The variety of works it encompasses means, of course, that no one work exemplifies all these traits, or to the same extent, and that many works do so in contradictory ways. Most historians of literature and the plastic arts – the fields in which the term has most play – date it from the late 1880s to the Second World War. This rich and profound departure is difficult to describe in brief, but an example from modernist physics helps to illustrate it. Indiana University Bloomington Content is fully cross-referenced and covers key subject areas of Literature, Architecture, Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, and Intellectual Currents. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to hear the latest news and updates. If you belong to such an institution, please log in or find out more about how to order. REM was also rated … It embraces a hugely diverse group of works which unevenly manifest some or all of the following characteristics: a sense of a decisive break with tradition; formal experimentation; previously forbidden or marginalized content; a mania for the new; emphasis upon perception and experience over objective reality; exploration … As a period in cultural history, modernism usually denotes advanced or avant-garde European and American art and thought, though it has also been used to describe more general social conditions and attitudes. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. (1923) The Modern Theme, New York: W.W. Norton, 1933. (1925) The Dehumanization of Art and Other Writings on Art and Culture, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1968. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/951023437>. Professor Emeritus Karl Eric Toepfer, Department of Television, Radio, Film and Theatre, is a contributing writer to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, an online research resource. In fact, recognition of the ism in modernism is a key to understanding it – intense self-awareness being an essential characteristic or value, allied to modernism’s complex engagement with avant-garde status. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The bewildering pace and shocking nature of many of these changes, led some modernists to proclaim a qualitative shift in human history, to which art must respond. (not yet rated) © 2020 Informa UK Limited, an Informa Group Company. All rights reserved. Print-only Copy Permitted, Simultaneous User Limit: Indiana University Bloomington The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism launched on May 9th 2016 and is the largest and most comprehensive resource available for all those involved in the study of modernism. (A full account of critical usage.) Starting from the premise that the old forms could no longer be adequate to a new world, the modernists sought to capture the exuberance, contradictions, horrors and utopian possibilities of modernity. Brings together interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period. The term modernism denotes an explosion of aesthetic innovation in Europe, Britain, Ireland and America from roughly 1880 to 1950. Article Summary. © 2020 Informa UK Limited, an Informa Group Company, Relativity theory, philosophical significance of. Honours and Awards. As such, it cannot be understood separately from its contexts. The name field is required. Learn more ››. Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism launched in May 2016 as the largest and most comprehensive online resource. Coverage: (1992) Sequel to History: Postmodernism and the Crisis of Representational Time, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. © 2020 Informa UK Limited, an Informa Group Company. It embraces a hugely diverse group of works which unevenly manifest some or all of the following characteristics: a sense of a decisive break with tradition; formal experimentation; previously forbidden or marginalized content; a mania for the new; emphasis upon perception and experience over objective reality; exploration of new models of subjectivity; and challenges to existing scientific, technological, philosophical and religious models. (1976) Modernism: 1890–1930, London: Penguin. I would like to receive further information from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group relating to Routledge Encyclopaedia of Modernism Taylor & Francis Group would also like to use your e-mail address to send you offers and information about related products and services that we think will be of interest to you. Includes interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period, covering eight subject areas: literature, architecture, visual arts, music, dance, theater, film, and intellectual currents. Includes interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period, covering eight subject areas: literature, architecture, visual arts, music, dance, theater, film, and intellectual currents. Eysteinsson, A. Reviews 'This encyclopedia follows others from the Routledge stable in showing a sure scholarly understanding of the ideas and critical cross-currents in the field' - Reference Reviews 'If postmodernism is about anything goes, and I do not think it is , the existence of this encyclopedia indicates that something stays, and that something is this stimulating reference work.' You may send this item to up to five recipients. The major literary and artistic movements most often cited as major manifestations of modernism include Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Symbolism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism.