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The two modernities, the aesthetic and the techno-scientific, are represented here in the same space.
The simultaneous presence of these two modernities, and the melancholic lament for a decadent or lost reality that was disappearing with the advances of progress, are symptomatic of these tragic authors.
Work in New Modernities and the "Third World" delineates disciplinary understandings of the arrival of modernity in order to develop a dialogue that formulates an inter-disciplinary comprehension of modernity in the "third world.
edu/clcweb/vol12/iss2/10> Ikram Masmoudi discusses arrival as an occasion to take stock of comparative modernities.
Since there are many different traditions, environments, and situations that can exist prior to modernity, there must be multiple modernities, each relating to a specific past.
Thus Lost Modernities is not just a sharp critique against Eurocentric conceit.
Literary production and philosophical discourse are only two fields in which researchers will find rich expressions of African modernities.
There is, then, a multiplicity of modernities, just as there is a multiplicity of enlightenments or classicisms.
The title of this double volume consciously picks up on the collection Alternative Modernities (2001) edited by Dilip Parameshwar Goankar.
Part 2, mass-mediated modernities, looks at issues such as gendered modernities among rural indigenous Fijian teens, and teenaged girls as viewers of global TV and Hindi films.
present insights on colonial modernity that offer a re- conceptualization of modernities in South Asia as diverse local cultural conjunctions as alternatives to the traditional perspective of resistance to/collaboration with colonialism.
Among their topics are modernities and avant-gardes in London and Paris 1900-14; whether William Morris was a socialist or a modernist; modernity, modernism, and the re-definition of architecture in the arts and crafts movement; individualistic socialism according to Edward Carpenter and Oscar Wilde; whether visionaries or reactionaries pursued British anarchism and modernity; whether the crisis of modernity and Graham Wallas represented a modernist turn in the British study of politics; and the eastern question and Britain's foreign policy 1876-96.