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Under Our Home Eye: Lawrence and American Modernism

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s involvements with and influence on American modernism and the avant-garde. The chapter opens with an assessment of Lawrence’s importance for the Stieglitz circle and ... More


H.D. and the Promise of Queer Kinship

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter aligns H.D.’s understanding of art as spiritual gift with recent queer critiques of kinship theory. H.D.’s posthumously published Notes on Thought and Vision in part reads as a treatise ... More


Introduction

Lara Vetter

in A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction describes H.D.’s traumatic experience of World War II and its aftermath, documenting her heightened interest in global politics from the late 1930s to the late 1940s, as well as her ... More


A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Lara Vetter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When World War II appeared imminent, the modernist writer known as H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) declined offers of refuge and chose to remain in London. As devastating as this noncombatant experience was, ... More


Ritual and Performance in The Pisan Cantos and H.D.’s Trilogy

Giuliana Ferreccio

in Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979800
eISBN:
9781800852525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979800.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ferreccio applies to both Pound’s The Pisan Cantos (1948) and H,D,’s Trilogy (1944-46) Jonathan Culler’s deconstructive concept of the lyric poem which (as Ferreccio defines it) “highlights the ... More


Out of Focus: H. D.’ S Multiple Eyes

Jonathan Foltz

in The Novel after Film: Modernism and the Decline of Autonomy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190676490
eISBN:
9780190676520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676490.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the contacts and conflict between novelistic point of view and the practice of cinematic spectatorship. It focuses on H. D.’s singular contributions to the film journal Close Up ... More


Pound’s Vorticist Theory and H.D.’s “Oread”

Yoshiko Kita

in Cross-Cultural Ezra Pound

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979800
eISBN:
9781800852525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979800.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Yoshiko Kita provides a case study of the intersection of Vorticism, H.D.’s poem, “Oread,” and the prints from the Edo period of the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Beginning with ... More


The Law of Tact: Freud and H.D.

Sarah Jackson

in Tactile Poetics: Touch and Contemporary Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685318
eISBN:
9781474412360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685318.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the ‘law of tact’ that pervades our everyday professional, social and familial exchanges. Focusing on the parallel taboos against touching in psychoanalysis and in the ... More


‘let not thy lust one threaded moment lose’: Death in the Meadow

J. Alison Rosenblitt

in E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues for a more appreciative stance towards Cummings’ classicised and Decadent (especially Swinburnian) eroticized fantasies of exquisite annihilation. This Decadent annihilation ... More


Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Rebecca Colesworthy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The decades following World War I saw a widespread turn across disciplines to questions about the nature and role of gifts: What is a gift? What do gifts mean and do? Which individuals and ... More


Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878375
eISBN:
9780190878405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878375.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This first three chapters or first third of this book documents the ups and downs in the conflictual correspondence between Sigmund Freud and India’s first psychoanalyst, Girindrasekhar Bose. They ... More


Coda: For New York 1941 from London 1941

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The book concludes by turning to Lévi-Strauss’s short essay, “New York in 1941,” in which he recounts his surprise at finding a Native American taking notes with a pen at the New York Public Library ... More


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