Modernist Multilingualism (MSA 2012)

Literary multilingualism has an ancient and continuous history, yet it experiences an indisputable climax in Modernist fiction. The multilingual explosion of Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, the incessant back and forth between English and French of Beckett’s writings, and the covert but constant presence of Yiddish and Hebrew in Kafka are but a few examples of multilingual occurrences in some of Modernism’s most prominent authors. This panel aims to discuss the aesthetic elements ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Rutgers University
Event Name: 
MSA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 to Sunday, October 21, 2012
Event Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Categories: 
American
Comparative
French
British
Lingustics
German
Literary Theory
African-American
Colonial
20th & 21st Century
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