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This is the second part of the third volume of the four-volume series, a daring project of CEU Press, presenting the most important texts that triggered and shaped the processes of nation-building in the many countries of Central and Southeast Europe. The aim is to confront ‘mainstream’ and seemingly successful national discourses with each other, thus creating a space for analyzing those narratives of identity which became institutionalized as “national canons.” After the volumes focousing on the late enlightenment and the emergence of national romanticism, two books elaborate on the phenomenon of modernism in eastern Europe. Modernism is conceived as a counterpart to modernity, the first belonging to the periphery, tha latter to the developed West. Fifty-one texts illustrate the evolution of modernism in Eastern Europe. Essays, articles, poems, or excerpts from longer works offer new opportunities of possible comparisons of the respective national cultures. The volume focuses on the literary and scientific attempts at squaring the circle of individual and collective identities. Often outspokenly critical of the romantic episteme, these texts reflect a more sophisticated and critical stance than in the preceding periods. At the same time, rather than representing a complete rupture, they often continue and confirm the romantic identity narratives, albeit with “other means”. The volume also presents the ways national minorities sought to legitimize their existence with reference to their cultural and institutional peculiarity.

20 décembre
Central European University Press

Plus de livres par Henryk Sienkiewicz, Jaroslav Hašek, Ahmet Ersoy, Maciej Górny, Vangelis Kechriotis, Endre Ady, Celadet Alî Bedirxan, Zsolt Beöthy, Michał Bobrzyński, Romul Boilǎ, Ion Luca Caragiale, Tevfik Fikret, Gjergj Fishta, Witold Gombrowicz, Artur Górski, Dimitrie Gusti, Garabet Ibrăileanu, Afet İnan, Aleksander Kaminski, Aleko Konstantinov, Károly Kós, Miroslav Krleža, Dimo Kyorchev, Vladimir Levstik, Eugen Lovinescu, Titu Maiorescu, Dimitar Marinov, Antun Gustav Matos, Branko Merxhani, Krste Petkov Misirkov, Robert Musil, Millosh Gjergj Nikolla, Ladislav Novomeský, Alexandros Papadiamantis, Bohdan Pavlů, Josef Pekař, Boyan Penev, Josef Pfitzner, Nikolaos Politis, Ioannis Psicharis, Emanuel Rádl, Ilarion Ruvarac, Şemseddin Sami, George Seferis, Ömer Seyfeddin, Jovan Skerlić, Giorgos Skliros, Andrzej Szeptycki, Józef Szujski, Giorgos Theotokas, Hovsep Vartanian & Ştefan Zeletin