Volume 21, Number 1, January 2014

Table of Contents

Articles

Beckett’s Speaking Machines: Sound, Radiophonics and Acousmatics

pp. 1-24
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Buster Keaton’s Climate Change

pp. 25-49
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Shock and “Perfect Contemplation”: Dorothy Richardson’s Mystical Cinematic Consciousness

pp. 51-70
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The Author as Arsonist: Henry James and the Paris Commune

pp. 71-87
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On Not Reading Freud: Amateurism, Expertise, and the “Pristine Unconscious” in D.H. Lawrence

pp. 89-105
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Spectacular Distractions: P.T. Barnum and American Modernism

pp. 107-123
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At Midcentury: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Heat of the Day

pp. 125-145
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Poetry, Physics, and the Scientific Attitude at Mid-Century

pp. 147-168
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Dada Engineering

pp. 169-177
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Gas Mask Parade: Japan’s Anxious Modernism

pp. 179-199
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Redactionary Global Modernism: Kisses in Imperial Japan

pp. 201-229
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From Aesthetics to Work: Displaying Indian Labor as Modernist Form in Mexico City and New York

pp. 231-251
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Stalin’s PowerPoint

pp. 253-267
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Decadent Style with a Symbolist Worldview: Andrei Bely, Dmitrii Merezhkovskii, and the Perils of Surfaces

pp. 269-282
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Special Topic: Introducing Georgian Modernism

Introducing Georgian Modernism

pp. 283-288
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A City of Poets: The Cultural Life of Tbilisi 1910–1930

pp. 289-305
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The Kimerioni: A Modernist Café in Tbilisi (1919–1921)

pp. 307-316
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First Utterance

pp. 317-319
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With Blue Drinking Horns

pp. 321-342
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Decadent Nationalism, “Peripheral” Modernism: The Georgian Literary Manifesto between Symbolism and the Avant-garde

pp. 343-359
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Review Essays

Cosmopolitan, Diasporic and Transnational: The Flourishing of Hebrew Modernism

pp. 361-368
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German Modernity: From the Baroque to the Present with Walter Benjamin

pp. 369-373
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Book Reviews

Empire’s Wake: Postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form by Mark Quigley (review)

pp. 375-377
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Twenty Years On: Competing Memories of the GDR in Postunification German Culture ed. by Renate Rechtien and Dennis Tate (review)

pp. 377-379
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A Strong Song Tows Us: The Life of Basil Bunting by Richard Burton (review)

pp. 379-381
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Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism ed. by Lisa Goldfarb and Bart Eeckhout (review)

pp. 381-383
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Modernism and Magic: Experiments with Spiritualism, Theosophy and the Occult by Leigh Wilson (review)

pp. 383-385
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Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity: Orthodox Theology and the Aesthetics of the Christian Image by C. A. Tsakiridou (review)

pp. 385-387
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Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art ed. by Anna Dezeuze and Julia Kelly (review)

pp. 387-389
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Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories ed. by Patricio del Real and Helen Gyger (review)

pp. 389-390
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Gallery Review

American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe, MoMA, New York (review)

pp. 391-395
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DVD Reviews

La Poison dir. by Sacha Guitry (review)

pp. 397-400
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Fear and Desire dir. by Stanley Kubrick (review)

pp. 400-402
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Recent Books of Interest

pp. 403-405
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