Verita Sriratana

This project, in the form of a book, constitutes an invitation to question the discourse of “delayed modernisation”, particularly that which has often been assigned to Central Europe in comparison to Western Europe. This Western Eurocentric view is not only part and parcel of colonialist labelling, but also an evidence of the ahistoricist internalisation and production of knowledge carried out even among residents of Central Europe, which hinder a better understanding of modernism as a transnational phenomenon and of the region’s particular modernity.  By “modernist moments” in literature, I suggest texts whichRead More