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Abandoned Lives: Impossible Projects and Archival Remains

Melanie Micir

in The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193113
eISBN:
9780691194271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193113.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter theorizes biographical failure, such as what happens when it feels impossible to finish telling a life story. It reads two incomplete biographical projects in the context of what Jack ... More


‘Modernism’s Lost Hope’: Virginia Woolf, Hope Mirrlees and the Printing of Paris

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at Woolf’s Hope Mirrlees, first studying Woolf’s typesetting of Mirrlees’s poem ‘Paris’ during the early months of 1920. It then shows the impact of Paris on Woolf’s works, ... More


Via crucis, via lucis: Cambridge, France, and London 1916–1928

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter recounts the last twelve years of Harrison's life: the demoralizing return to Cambridge at the end of the war; the Cambridge campaign to confer degrees on women (and the resulting ... More


Heresy and Humanity: ‘Other Worlds’ 1907–1915

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter again takes its name from one of Harrison's articles. It details the influences which led to her second major work Themis — most importantly Bergson, Durkheim, R. Marett — the ... More


The Writer, the Prince and the Scholar: Virginia Woolf, D. S. Mirsky, and Jane Harrison's Translation from Russian of The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum, by Himself – a Revaluation of the Radical Politics of the Hogarth Press

Jean Mills

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows the Woolf's commitment to radical left-wing politics, highlights the ‘internationalist outlook’ of the Press, and identifies the connections between the network of actors who were ... More


“obscure, indecent and brilliant” Female sexuality, the Hogarth Press, and Hope Mirrlees

Megan Beech

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/9781942954569.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter suggests how Woolf's work can be read in dialogue withHope Mirrlees' Paris: A Poem, published by Hogarth in 1920.


Paris

Andrew Thacker

in Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the affective pull that Paris exerted upon modernist writers and artists, attracting outsiders from around the globe to experience its cultural institutions and openness to ... More


‘Tout passe, tout casse, tout lasse’: 1 Cambridge and Paris 1914–1916

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The First World War brought to Harrison the loss of almost everything she held dear. She failed to understand the reactions of Murray and Cornford and their part in the war effort, and observed the ... More


After Electromagnetism

David Trotter

in The Literature of Connection: Signal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850472
eISBN:
9780191885587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850472.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The topic of this chapter is a quickening in the pace of change, in both technology and literature, brought about from the 1880s onwards by the harnessing of electricity’s alliance with magnetism to ... More


End Notes: An Afterword

Jane Marcus

Jean Mills (ed.)

in Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979299
eISBN:
9781800341487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979299.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Afterword reflects on the editor’s personal and professional relationship with her mentor and friend, the author of Nancy Cunard: Perfect Stranger, Jane Marcus. Meeting in 2001 over discussions ... More


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