Modernism, Gender, and Culture
  • Author : Lisa Rado
  • Release Date : 05 September 2013
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781136515606

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Modernism  Gender  and Culture

Modernism Gender and Culture

Author : Lisa Rado
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"First Published in 1997, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."...

Modernism  Gender  and Culture

Modernism Gender and Culture

Author : Lisa Rado
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"First Published in 1997, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."...

Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life

Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life

Author : Victoria Rosner
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the late 19th century the conventions of domesticity came under scrutiny by British writers & others intent on bringing a modern spirit into the home. Rosner reveals the connections between those who elegantly synthesized modernist literature with architetcural plans, room designs, & decorative art....

Women in the Metropolis

Women in the Metropolis

Author : Katharina von Ankum
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A landmark work of German cultural studies. The richness of the material is dazzling: each of the essays opens up new areas of scholarly inquiry and connects, in surprising and illuminating ways, with other essays in the volume."—Maria Tatar, author of Lustmord "These are thought-provoking readings of the 'New ...

Modernism  Feminism and the Culture of Boredom

Modernism Feminism and the Culture of Boredom

Author : Allison Pease
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Illustrates how boredom formed an important category of critique against the constraints of women's lives in British modernist literature....

Modernist Women and Visual Cultures

Modernist Women and Visual Cultures

Author : Maggie Humm
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume presents an original study of the visual and literary aesthetics of influential modernist women writers, in particular Virginia Woolf, HD (Hilda Doolittle), and Dorothy Richardson. Maggie Humm focuses on the neglected (often intimate) domestic photographs of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell; on Woolf's essay "The Cinema" in the ...

Cultures of Modernism

Cultures of Modernism

Author : Cristanne Miller
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examining the influences of location on the literary achievements of three modernist women writers, this text shows how the structure and location of literary communities influence who writes, what they write about, and their openness to formal experimentation - and in particular, women writers....

Seeing Through Music

Seeing Through Music

Author : Peter Franklin
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Music
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Hollywood film music is often mocked as a disreputably 'applied' branch of the art of composition that lacks both the seriousness and the quality of the classical or late-romantic concert and operatic music from which it derives. Its composers in the 1930s and '40s were themselves often scornful of ...

A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture

A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture

Author : David Bradshaw,Kevin J. H. Dettmar
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Companion combines a broad grounding in the essentialtexts and contexts of the modernist movement with the uniqueinsights of scholars whose careers have been devoted to the studyof modernism. An essential resource for students and teachers of modernistliterature and culture Broad in scope and comprehensive in coverage Includes more than 60 ...

Modernism s Mythic Pose

Modernism s Mythic Pose

Author : Carrie J. Preston
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Drama
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Winner of the de la Torre Bueno prize, Society of Dance History Scholars. The ancient world served as an unconventional source of inspiration for a generation of modernists. Drawing on examples from literature, dance, photography, and film, Modernism's Mythic Pose argues that a strain of antimodern-classicism permeates modernist celebrations of ...

Gender in Modernism

Gender in Modernism

Author : Bonnie Kime Scott
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Grouped into 21 thematic sections, this collection provides theoretical introductions to the primary texts provided by the scholars who have taken the lead in pushing both modernism and gender in different directions. It provides an understanding of the complex intersections of gender with an array of social identifications....

Modernism  Sex  and Gender

Modernism Sex and Gender

Author : Celia Marshik,Allison Pease
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Modernism, Sex, and Gender is an up-to-date and in-depth review of how theories of gender and sexuality have shaped the way modernism has been read and interpreted from its inception to the present day. The volume explores four key aspects of modernist literature and criticism that have contributed to the ...

Baroness Elsa

Baroness Elsa

Author : Irene Gammel
Publisher : MIT Press
Genre : Art
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The first biography of the enigmatic dadaist known as "the Baroness"—Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874–1927) is considered by many to be the first American dadaist as well as the mother of dada. An innovator in poetic form and an early creator of junk sculpture, "the Baroness" was best ...

Women  Celebrity  and Literary Culture between the Wars

Women Celebrity and Literary Culture between the Wars

Author : Faye Hammill
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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As mass media burgeoned in the years between the first and second world wars, so did another phenomenon—celebrity. Beginning in Hollywood with the studio-orchestrated transformation of uncredited actors into brand-name stars, celebrity also spread to writers, whose personal appearances and private lives came to fascinate readers as much as ...