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nonmodern

(ˌnɒnˈmɒdən)
adj
not modern, of or resembling an earlier age or time
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Adj.1.nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
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As if contaminated by the irresolvable ambiguity of Riobaldo's experience, the form of Rosa's novel vacillates between the novelistic, lyric, epic, and oral storytelling traditions, thereby working nonmodern temporalities into the form of the novel (Carmello, Rowland, Hansen).
36), and McLuhan is read here as anticipating the kind of relational thinking associated with Bruno Latour, a self-described nonmodern rather than postmodern thinker.
If the nineteenth-century geological imagination, as studied by Buckland, appears as a peculiarly modern invention in Bruno Latour's sense, then the British georgic, as it is presented in Christopher Loar's essay, may be regarded as a decidedly nonmodern genre.
What the would-be nonmodern naturalist needs most is a language based on what might be termed a unified word-collage comprised of what appears to be most valuable of the fragments of insights and intuitions that serious thinkers (and not just philosophers) have discovered.
Nonmodern subjects are regarded as "subhumans" to be "subalternized", exploited and subordinated to the capitalist and colonial core.
(7) After all, foquismo was paradoxical enough to allow for a number of interpretations, being all at once a strategy of guerrilla warfare, a geographical "nonplace," a transformative experience in rugged areas, and a figure of the political vanguard blended with the nonmodern as the guerrillas turned into nomadic hunter-gatherers in the wild.
(55) Regardless of whether it was presented as a matter of hygienic concern, a pragmatic endeavor to avoid a nonmodern look, or an ideological tool, the headscarf in this performative comment appeared secular (read nonreligious) in essence, rather than representing a conflict between secularism and Islam.
(12,13) It is typically captured in Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and other large-scale national surveys with the question "Are you currently doing something or using any method to delay or avoid getting pregnant?" If the reply is "yes," the woman is asked what method she is using; nonmodern methods (e.g., withdrawal, the calendar method) are excluded for calculation of mCPR.
If, following Latour, we need to rethink the "modernist constitution" governing the intersection of nature, culture, and politics, we should ask what it would mean to embark on the paradox of a nonmodern modernist ethics and politics, one that would account for the ways that human and nonhuman networks of actors codetermine our texts and our scholarly accounts.
Hence there is a need for a new 'nonmodern' conception of nature (drawn from Bruno Latour) that takes full account of our belonging to nature.