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Women Intellectuals, Modernism, and Difference

Women Intellectuals, Modernism, and Difference
Transatlantic Culture, 1919–1945

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Part of Cultural Margins

  • Date Published: July 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521556880

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  • 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.

    • First study of how an important group of female African-American writers were made objects of inquiry within the academy
    • Looks at the question of sexual and cultural difference across a range of disciplines within modernism
    • Multidisciplinary and international in scope
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    • Date Published: July 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521556880
    • length: 254 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • contains: 8 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • 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.

  • Author

    Alice Gambrell, University of Southern California

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