Difference in view : women and modernism / edited by Gabriele Griffin.

by Griffin, GabrieleLooking glass.

Series: Gender and society: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 1994.Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 23cm.ISBN: 0748401342; 0748401350.Subject(s): American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticismLooking glass | Modernism (Art)Looking glass | Modernism (Literature)Looking glass | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryLooking glass | Women artistsLooking glass
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This collection of essays challenges conceptions of "high" modernism, its preoccupation with style at the expense of issues such as race, class and gender, and its exclusive focus both on predominately male writers, poetry and prose fiction by highlighting the diversity of cultural production in the modernist period. This book focusses specifically on women's cultural production, covering a wide range of arts and genres including chapters on painting, theatre, and magazines. The book investigates how women usually constructed as "others", themselves construct others in their work in a period prominently concerned with the construction of self as an issue. This diversity offers a new format of reading modernism in a cross-disciplinary context.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. viii)
  • Chapter 1 Europe in the Novels of Jessie Redmon Fauset and Nella Larsen (p. 15)
  • Chapter 2 The Other Other or More of the Same? Women's Representations of Homosexual Men (p. 27)
  • Notes (p. 36)
  • Chapter 3 'Twinned Pairs of Eternal Opposites': The Opposing Selves of Vita Sackville-West (p. 37)
  • Chapter 4 'The Museum of Their Encounter': The Collision of Past and Present in the Fiction of Djuna Barnes (p. 48)
  • References (p. 55)
  • Chapter 6 'Our War Is with Words': Dora Marsden and the Egoist (p. 75)
  • Chapter 9 Lee Krasner: Mrs Jackson Pollock (p. 130)
  • Chapter 10 The Pioneer Players: Plays Of/With Identity (p. 142)
  • Chapter 11 'Meeting the Outside': The Theatre of Susan Glaspell (p. 155)
  • Chapter 12 'When This You See Remember Me': Three Plays by Gertrude Stein (p. 168)
  • Notes on Contributors (p. 178)
  • Index (p. 181)

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