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Teaching Welty and/in Modernism

David McWhirter

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay explores strategies for, --and the potential pedagogical benefits of--teaching Welty’s The Golden Apples in a junior-level class on Anglo-American literary modernism. Welty did not see the ... More


Conclusion: World War II and Southern Modernity

David A. Davis (ed.)

in World War I and Southern Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815415
eISBN:
9781496815453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815415.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

World War I brought southerners into contact with modernity at a distance, but World War II brought modernity to the South. The inherent tension between the South’s rural, agricultural social ... More


Introduction

Dale M. Bauer

in Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book begins with a discussion of Mary Austin's treatise on how women might understand “the great adventure of sex life” in the twentieth century: Love and the Soul Maker. In explaining the ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Vincent

in The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466664
eISBN:
9780190466688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466664.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction distinguishes the book from most studies of war writing that focus on trauma or memory by arguing that representations of war have as much to do with forward-looking projects of the ... More


Naked Lunch, Or, the Last Snapshot of the Surrealists

Myka Tucker-Abramson

in Novel Shocks: Urban Renewal and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282708
eISBN:
9780823286195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282708.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Naked Lunch opens with drug use in Washington Square station and concludes with a drug deal gone. In between is a proliferation of shocking and lascivious scenes of drug use, deals, trafficking, and ... More


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