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

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.
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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.
Category: Literary Criticism

Interwar Modernism And The Liberal World Order

Author : Gabriel Hankins
ISBN : 9781108494564
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Articulates the interwar modernist response to the crisis of liberal world order after 1919.
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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 : Bonnie Kime Scott
ISBN : UOM:39015018933914
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collectionthat demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed.... TheGender of Modernism... will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text forModernist studies." -- Shari Benstock "Scott and hercontributing editors... effectively [bring] together the issues of gender andmodernism into a volume recommended for reference and classroom use." -- James JoyceLiterary Supplement ..". a treasure trove for anyoneinterested in the literature and history of modern times." -- SusanGubar Authors included are: Djuna Barnes, Willa Cather, NancyCunard, H.D., T.S. Eliot, Jessie Redmond Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, James Joyce, Nella Larsen, D.H. Lawrence, Mina Loy, Rose Macaulay, Hugh MacDiarmid, KatherineMansfield, 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.
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And All Women Mere Players

Author : Kerstin Fest
ISBN : UOM:39015075658321
Genre : English fiction
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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 contributions, overlooked previously, of such British poets as Anna Wickham, Nancy Cunard, Edith Sitwell, Mina Loy, Charlotte Mew, May Sinclair, Vita Sackville-West and Sylvia Townsend Warner; and the impact of such American poets as H.D., Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore and Laura Riding on literary practice in Britain. This book primarily maps the poetry scene in Britain but identifies the significance of the network of writers between London, New York and Paris. It also assesses women's participation in the diversity of modernist developments which include avant-garde experiments, and chronicles women's involvement in running presses and bookshops, and in writing criticism.
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Woolf Across Cultures

Author : Natalya Reinhold
ISBN : 0944473695
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