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Introduction: Southern, Feminist, Queer: The Archive of Southern Lesbian Feminism

Jaime Harker

in The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction situates the literary movement of Southern lesbian feminism within Southern Studies, histories of feminism and lesbian feminist, and queer studies, and suggests that the archive of ... More


Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

David Greven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. From a reparative psychoanalytic ... More


“And You Too, Sister, Sister?”: Lesbian Sexuality, Absalom, Absalom!, and the Reconstruction of the Southern Family

Jaime Harker

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines whether there has ever been a lesbian William Faulkner by analyzing his novel Absalom, Absalom!, and by highlighting textual similarities between it and Southern lesbian ... More


Rhythms of Revision and Revisiting: Unpicking the Past in Orlando

Jane de Gay

in Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, Jane de Gay invites us to explore a sentence in which Orlando as a Victorian woman writer is urged by the ‘spirit of the age’ to reconsider a few poetic lines she has just written. ... More


Backing Barnes

Nick Salvato

in Uncloseting Drama: Modernism's Queer Theatres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155396
eISBN:
9780300160178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155396.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the work of Djuna Barnes. It argues that honoring the complexity of her literary output means not to speculate without great care about what personal experiences might be at the ... More


‘Ezra through the open door’: The Parties of Natalie Barney, Adrienne Monnier and Sylvia Beach as Lesbian Modernist Cultural Production

Joanne Winning

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In ‘“Ezra through the open door”: The Parties of Natalie Barney, Adrienne Monnier and Sylvia Beach as Lesbian Modernist Cultural Production’, Joanne Winning explores the extent to which the Friday ... More


‘Indeed everybody did come’: Parties, Publicity and Intimacy in Gertrude Stein’s Plays

Alex Goody

in The Modernist Party

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647316
eISBN:
9780748684380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647316.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In, ‘“Indeed everybody did come”: Parties, Publicity and Intimacy in Gertrude Stein’s Plays’, Alex Goody finds that the conduciveness to creativity of the public/private space of the party is ... More


“You’re a Strange Girl, Charlie”: Sexual Hegemony in Shadow of a Doubt

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Shadow of a Doubt (1943), the heroine’s relationship with her uncle Charles devolves from a loving one into a battle to the death. The film allegorizes the feminine-versus-the-queer conflict, ... More


Mirrors without Images: Spellbound

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An understudied Hitchcock film, Spellbound (1945) is a crucial work. This chapter argues that the psychoanalyst heroine, long seen as frigid and repressed, is a positive Hitchcockian portrait of ... More


The Death Mother in Psycho: Hitchcock, Femininity, and Queer Desire

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Psycho introduces a new figure to the feminine/queer conflict, the “death mother,” an entity that emerges from the film’s aesthetic design. Psycho critiques American capitalism as a culture of death, ... More


Marnie’s Queer Resilience

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The forms of intimate violence that Hitchcock’s films frequently depict find a newly politicized urgency in Marnie. The character Marnie’s queer resilience can be described as her constant effort to ... More


Epilogue: Melanie’s Birds: Deconstructing the Heroine

David Greven

in Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190214166
eISBN:
9780190214197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214166.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The titular creatures that menace the heroine in The Birds provide the most unusual basis for the feminine/queer conflict in Hitchcock’s work. This crucial film allows us to consider Hitchcock’s ... More


Stilling the Subject: From Composite to Close-Up

Louise Hornby

in Still Modernism: Photography, Literature, Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661229
eISBN:
9780190661250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661229.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers how photography emerges as an incomplete, iterative form of portraiture against an elusive subject. It looks specifically at Marcel Proust’s definition of modernist portraiture ... More


Echo’s Voices: Virginia Woolf, Irena Krzywicka, and The Well of Loneliness1

Paulina Pająk

in Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter compares the reception of Hall's novel in Britain and Poland and its important legacy to the LGBTQ community. Pajak states that the novel survived because of the intellectual modernist ... More


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