Women Intellectuals, Modernism, and Difference: Transatlantic Culture, 1919-1945

Women Intellectuals, Modernism, and Difference: Transatlantic Culture, 1919-1945

by Alice Gambrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521556880

ISBN-13: 9780521556880

Pub. Date: 06/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How do gender and race become objects of intellectual inquiry and evaluation? In this book Alice Gambrell examines the careers of a group of women intellectuals—Leonora Carrington, Ella Deloria, H.D., Zora Neale Hurston, and Frida Kahlo—whose scholarly rediscovery coincided with the rise of feminist and minority discourse studies in the academy. Gambrell

Overview

How do gender and race become objects of intellectual inquiry and evaluation? In this book Alice Gambrell examines the careers of a group of women intellectuals—Leonora Carrington, Ella Deloria, H.D., Zora Neale Hurston, and Frida Kahlo—whose scholarly rediscovery coincided with the rise of feminist and minority discourse studies in the academy. Gambrell offers new ways of thinking about the relationships between cultural studies, feminism and minority discourse within the ongoing reassessment of Modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521556880
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2014
Series:
Cultural Margins Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: 'Familiar Strangeness': women intellectuals, modernism, and difference; 2. A courtesan's confession: Freda Kahlo and surrealist entrepreneurship; 3. Leonora Carrington's self-revisions; 4. Hurston among the Boasians; 5. Dreaming history: Hurston, Deloria, and insider-outsider dialogue; 6. 'Lyrical Interrogation': H. D.'s training-analysis; Conclusion; Broken form.

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