Rose Macaulay Gender And Modernity

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Rose Macaulay Gender And Modernity

Author : Kate Macdonald
ISBN : 9781315465630
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing transcended and celebrated the characteristics of genre, reflecting Macaulay’s responses to modernity. The book’s focus moves from the interiorized self and the psyche’s relations with the body, to gender identity, to the role of women in society, followed by how women, and Macaulay, use language in their strategies for generic self-expression, and the environment in which Macaulay herself and her characters lived and worked. Macaulay was a particularly modern writer, embracing technology enthusiastically, and the evidence of her treatment of gender and genre reflect Macaulay’s responses to modernism, the historical novel, ruins and the relationships of history and structure, ageing, and the narrative of travel. By presenting a wide range of approaches, this book shows how Macaulay’s fiction is integral to modern British literature, by its aesthetic concerns, its technical experimentation, her concern for the autonomy of the individual, and for the financial and professional independence of the modern woman. There are manifold connections shown between her writing and contemporary theology, popular culture, the newspaper industry, pacifist thinking, feminist rage, the literature of sophistication, the condition of ‘inclusionary’ cosmopolitanism, and a haunted post-war understanding of ruin in life and history. This rich and interdisciplinary combination will set a new agenda for international scholarship on Macaulay’s works, and reformulate contemporary ideas about gender and genre in twentieth-century British literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Modernism And Modernity In British Women S Magazines

Author : Alice Wood
ISBN : 9781351967396
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores responses to the strangeness and pleasures of modernism and modernity in four commercial British women’s magazines of the interwar period. Through extensive study of interwar Vogue (UK), Eve, Good Housekeeping (UK), and Harper’s Bazaar (UK), Wood uncovers how modernism was received and disseminated by these fashion and domestic periodicals and recovers experimental journalism and fiction within them by an array of canonical and marginalized writers, including Storm Jameson, Rose Macaulay, Gertrude Stein, and Virginia Woolf. The book’s analysis is attentive to text and image and to interactions between editorial, feature, and advertising material. Its detailed survey of these largely neglected magazines reveals how they situated radical aesthetics in relation to modernity’s broader new challenges, diversions, and opportunities for women, and how they approached high modernist art and literature through discourses of fashion and celebrity. Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines extends recent research into modernism’s circulation through diverse markets and publication outlets and adds to the substantial body of scholarship concerned with the relationship between modernism and popular culture. It demonstrates that commercial women’s magazines subversively disrupted and sustained contemporary hierarchies of high and low culture as well as actively participating in the construction of modernism’s public profile.
Category: Literary Criticism

Anglican Women Novelists

Author : Judith Maltby
ISBN : 9780567665867
Genre : Religion
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What do the novelists Charlotte Brontë, Charlotte M. Yonge, Rose Macaulay, Dorothy L. Sayers, Barbara Pym, Iris Murdoch and P.D. James all have in common? These women, and others, were inspired to write fiction through their relationship with the Church of England. This field-defining collection of essays explores Anglicanism through their fiction and their fiction through their Anglicanism. These essays, by a set of distinguished contributors, cover a range of literary genres, from life-writing and whodunnits through social comedy, children's books and supernatural fiction. Spanning writers from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, they testify both to the developments in Anglicanism over the past two centuries and the changing roles of women within the Church of England and wider society.
Category: Religion

British Literature In Transition 1940 1960 Postwar

Author : Gill Plain
ISBN : 9781107119017
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines debates central to postwar British culture, showing the pressures of reconstruction and the mutual implication of war and peace.
Category: Literary Criticism

Gender In Modernism

Author : Bonnie Kime Scott
ISBN : 9780252074189
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.
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The History Of British Women S Writing 1920 1945

Author : M. Joannou
ISBN : 9781137292179
Genre : Social Science
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Featuring sixteen contributions from recognized authorities in their respective fields, this superb new mapping of women's writing ranges from feminine middlebrow novels to Virginia Woolf's modernist aesthetics, from women's literary journalism to crime fiction, and from West End drama to the literature of Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
Category: Social Science

The Gender Of Modernism

Author : Mary Lynn Broe
ISBN : UOM:39015018933914
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collection that demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed. . . . The Gender of Modernism . . . will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text for Modernist studies." --Shari Benstock "Scott and her contributing editors . . . effectively [bring] together the issues of gender and modernism into a volume recommended for reference and classroom use." --James Joyce Literary Supplement " . . . a treasure trove for anyone interested in the literature and history of modern times." --Susan Gubar Authors included are: Djuna Barnes, Willa Cather, Nancy Cunard, H.D., T.S. Eliot, Jessie Redmond Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, James Joyce, Nella Larsen, D.H. Lawrence, Mina Loy, Rose Macaulay, Hugh MacDiarmid, Katherine Mansfield, Charlotte Mew, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Jean Rhys, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Rebecca West, Antonia White, Anna Wickham, and Virginia Woolf.
Category: Literary Criticism

Women Modernism And British Poetry 1910 1939

Author : Jane Dowson
ISBN : UOM:39015054386902
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Women, Modernism and British Poetry, 1910-1939 provides a timely discussion of individual women poets who have become, or are becoming, well-known as their works are reprinted but about whom little has yet been written. This volume recognizes the contrib
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Woolf Across Cultures

Author : Natalya Reinhold
ISBN : UOM:39015060056200
Genre : Literary Criticism
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22 Papers from an international symposium in Moscow, 2003, that drew speakers from several countries to discuss Virginia Woolf in a global context, translation issues, and Woolf as a World Writer. This is an unprecedented look at a major writer in an international context.
Category: Literary Criticism

Challenging Modernism

Author : Stella Deen
ISBN : UOM:39015055897410
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Treating the connections between literature and its cultural and material contexts, Challenging Modernism concentrates on English and American responses to the interwar European terrain. In a range of essays the contributors examine twentieth-century writers' deployment of contemporary political, imperialist, and nationalist discourses to define Self and Other along new lines; they probe writers' engagement with such issues as sexual reproduction and the fate of workers on the British World War II home front. Setting both canonical works of literature and previously overlooked texts in freshly examined cultural and historical contexts, they revisit modernism to expose new facets of its political, cultural and sexual struggles."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Current Contents

Author : Institute for Scientific Information (Philadelphia)
ISBN : 01633155
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Genre : Historiography
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Modernism And Mildred Walker

Author : Carmen Pearson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131720026
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Modernism and Mildred Walker is the first full-length critical study of the major fictional works of this American author whose life spanned the twentieth century (1905–98) and whose literary production spanned almost three-quarters of a century. A highly regarded chronicler of New England and the American West, she is also appreciated for her portrayal of women characters and the complexity of women’s roles. Long beloved by readers of Montana fiction, Mildred Walker’s novels have been dismissed by some critics as only of regional interest, and, as Carmen Pearson argues, have not been explored and appreciated from other critical perspectives and by other audiences. In this persuasive new study, Pearson offers a new and decidedly western interpretation of Modernism as a critical tool and proposes a variety of readings and interpretations designed to emphasize the relationship between cultural production in the West and modernism. She encourages readers and students of literature to reappraise Walker’s work and to undertake further critical studies of their own.
Category: Literary Criticism

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