Women Intellectuals, Modernism, and Difference: Transatlantic Culture, 1919-1945 available in Paperback
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- 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 intellectualsLeonora Carrington, Ella Deloria, H.D., Zora Neale Hurston, and Frida Kahlowhose 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.
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.