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    DescriptionThe Pacific Rim is a geographical region made up of all areas bordered by the Pacific Ocean, its span reaching countries as diverse as the Canada, Korea, China, Mexico, and Australia. Tracing vectors of appropriation, migration, and exchange, Pacific Rim Modernisms explores the complex ways that writers, artists, and intellectuals of the Pacific Rim have contributed to modernist culture, literature, and identity. Appropriately, given their wide geographical and temporal sweep, the fourteen essays gathered in this volume reflect a range of scholarly perspectives and methodologies, expressing varied viewpoints, divergent voices, and even contradictory definitions of Modernism itself. By placing geographical rather than political boundaries at the centre of academic inquiry, Pacific Rim Modernisms seeks not only to redraw old boundaries but to open up the modernist landscape to new mappings and new debates.


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    Title
    Pacific Rim Modernisms
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Mary Ann Gillies, Edited by Helen Sword, Edited by Steven G. Yao
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 720 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780802091956
    ISBN 10: 0802091954
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    LC classification: PR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    Abridged Dewey: 810
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/PACRIM
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBC
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 909.09823082
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004080
    LC subject heading: , , , , , ,
    DC21: 909.09823082
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, figures
    Publisher
    University of Toronto Press
    Imprint name
    University of Toronto Press
    Publication date
    01 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Toronto
    Author Information
    Mary Ann Gillies is a professor in the Department of English at Simon Fraser University. Helen Sword is Head of the Academic Practice Group in the Centre for Academic Development at the University of Auckland. Steven Yao is an associate professor in the Department of English at Hamilton College.