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Modernists Explain Things to Me: Collecting as queer feminist Response

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/9780691193113.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter emphasizes that some impassioned biographical acts and archives range beyond the merely textual. It focuses on three examples of canonizing life narratives: the midcentury memoirs of ... 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


Trial and Error: The Composition and Production of Ulysses to April 1921

Clare Hutton

in Serial Encounters: Ulysses and the Little Review

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198744078
eISBN:
9780191804045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744078.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the compositional genesis of Ulysses, its early production history, and the circumstances by which the editors of the Little Review became embroiled in a trial in New York in ... More


Return and Departure

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how World War II affected the fates of Albatross Press's former leaders. Nazi Germany's military maneuvers were quickly redrawing the map of Europe, with important implications ... More


Inconvenient Marriages & Wanderlust

Susan McCabe

in H. D. & Bryher: An Untold Love Story of Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190621223
eISBN:
9780190621254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621223.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the formation of Contact Press, McAlmon publishing his own work as well as other avant-garde writers in Paris. Bryher quickly became bored with McAlmon’s café and drug life in ... More


Return of the Prodigal

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Alyse Gregory and her husband visit Thayer and find him in a poor state. They decide it best that he return with them to England, but at the railway station he has a change of heart and flees. ... More


“Baby George” at the Stein Salon

Allen Ellenzweig

in George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190219666
eISBN:
9780190219697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219666.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

July 1925: George, already in Paris two months for preparatory coursework before entering Yale, sails with his mother to Italy. They see the sites in Rome, Florence, and Venice, with George’s ... More


Missing Miss Stein and Hating Yale

Allen Ellenzweig

in George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190219666
eISBN:
9780190219697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219666.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Returned to Englewood, George launches As Stable pamphlets with Gertrude Stein’s “Descriptions of Literature.” Planning other titles, George next prints Ernest Hemingway’s irreverent “Today Is ... More


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