Readership: Readers of Modernism/Modernity, PMLA, MELUS, Literary Imagination, Contemporary Literature; scholars of modernism and postcolonial studies.
Matthew Hart, Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Matthew Hart is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and he is the Associate Editor of the journal Contemporary Literature.
"As in the best of the revisionist strain of new modernist studies, Harts book elegantly reframes much that has been long known about big M modernism using a lot of little m judo." - Aaron Jaffe, Years Work in English Studies
1.: Vernacular Discourse from Major to Minor 47
2.: The Impossibility of Synthetic Scots; or,
Hugh MacDiarmid's Nationalist Internationalism 94
3.: A Dialect Written in the Spelling of the Capital:
Basil Bunting Goes Home 146
4.: Tradition and the Postcolonial Talent:
T. S. Eliot versus E. K. Brathwaite 198
5.: Transnational Anthems and the Ship of State:
Harryette Mullen, Melvin B. Tolson and the
Politics of Afro-Modernism 263
Epilogue Denationalizing Mina Loy 328