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“The True Purefoy Nose”: Medicine, Obstetrics, and the Aesthetics of Reproduction in “Oxen of the Sun”

Vike Martina Plock

in Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034232
eISBN:
9780813038803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034232.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

James Joyce's aesthetic interest in medicine becomes very apparent in the “Oxen of the Sun” episode. This chapter, which Joyce wrote between February and May 1920, cultivates associative readings of ... More


Peri-Urban Dreams

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the continuous peri-urbanization of Korea, specifically Seoul, and how the Korean writers expressed this new phenomenon. Stories set in this new peri-urban space, where old and ... More


Jazz in Stone and Steel: Josephine Baker and Modern Architecture

James Donald

in Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199354016
eISBN:
9780199354047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354016.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter elucidates a sexual and racial imaginary in the practice of two modernist architects: Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier. In 1928, Loos’s (unbuilt) design for a house for Josephine Baker, the ... More


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