Download e-book for iPad: Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, and Else by Cristanne Miller

By Cristanne Miller

ISBN-10: 0472114921

ISBN-13: 9780472114924

Cultures of Modernism explores how the constitution and site of literary groups considerably impression who writes, what they write approximately, and their openness to formal experimentation. those affects rather impact girls writers. writer Cristanne Miller notes extraordinary styles of similarity within the matters and lives of ladies dwelling in geographically far away facilities of modernist creation. She appears at 3 major poets---the American Marianne Moore, the British expatriate Mina Loy, and the German Else Lasker-Schüler---in the context of cultural, nationwide, and native components to argue that position considerably affected their performances of subjectivity, gender, race, and faith. the 1st booklet of its sort, Cultures of Modernism breaks new floor whereas it contributes to the continued reconception of the modernist period.

"A interesting, provocative, and surely unique examine of a 'different' modernism in poetry---namely, the Modernism of ladies poets."
---Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University

"An very important and bold paintings that makes significant contributions to the fields of gender stories and modernist stories, and to the research of modernist poetry."
---Robin Schulze, Pennsylvania country University

"Offers a welcome corrective to the unreflective serious tendency . . . to make vast claims in regards to the old stories and cultural conundrums of 'women,' and especially 'women writers.' Miller bargains tour-de-force comparative readings . . . threading jointly the world-historical with the private, poetics with the political, and wielding the tools of scansion as deftly as a surgeon."
---Modernism/modernity, The legit magazine of the Modernist reports Association

Cristanne Miller is Edward H. Butler Professor of English and Chair of the English division on the college of Buffalo, country collage of latest York.

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13. Although oral contraceptives are widely accepted, neither vasectomies nor condoms are commonly used in Latin America to prevent conception. Female sterilization is, remarkably, the predominant form of birth control, despite greater risks than a vasectomy. In Mexico and El Salvador, 30 percent of married women of reproductive age are sterilized, and in Brazil and the Dominican Republic the figure reaches more than 40 percent (see Brea). 14. We use the term “cartography” to refer to the act of mapping physical space in terms of social relations.

Cornell University Press, 2000. Pile, Steve, and Nigel Thrift, eds. Mapping the Subject: Geographies of Cultural Transformation. London: Routledge, 1995. xxxii Introduction Rama, Ángel. La ciudad letrada. : Ediciones del Norte, 1984. ———. The Lettered City. Trans. and ed. John Charles Chasteen. : Duke University Press, 1996. Remedi, Gustavo. ” In Moraña, 97–122. Resina, Joan Ramón, and Dieter Ingenschay, eds. After-Images of the City. : Cornell University Press, 2003. Rotker, Susana. Citizens of Fear: Urban Violence in Latin America.

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