Afromodernisms by Fionnghuala Sweeney,Kate Marsh

By Fionnghuala Sweeney,Kate Marsh

Makes a persuasive case for a black Atlantic literary renaissance & its impression on modernist reviews. those 10 new chapters stretch and problem present canonical configurations of modernism in key methods: by way of contemplating the centrality of black artists, writers and intellectuals as key actors and center presences within the improvement of a modernist avant-garde; and by way of interrogating 'blackness' as a cultured and political classification at serious moments throughout the 20th century. this is often the 1st book-length book to discover the time period 'Afromodernisms' and the 1st examine to handle jointly the cognate fields of modernism and the black Atlantic.

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