"This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collection that demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed.... The Gender of Modernism... will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text for Modernist studies." -- Shari Benstock
"Scott and her contributing editors... effectively bring] together the issues of gender and modernism into a volume recommended for reference and classroom use." -- James Joyce Literary Supplement
..". a treasure trove for anyone interested in the literature and history of modern times." -- Susan Gubar
Authors included are: Djuna Barnes, Willa Cather, Nancy Cunard, H.D., T.S. Eliot, Jessie Redmond Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, James Joyce, Nella Larsen, D.H. Lawrence, Mina Loy, Rose Macaulay, Hugh MacDiarmid, Katherine Mansfield, Charlotte Mew, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Jean Rhys, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Rebecca West, Antonia White, Anna Wickham, and Virginia Woolf.
"Gender in Modernism provides an invaluable research tool for those interested in how the gender and sexual politics of Anglo-American Modernism pervaded the various controversies and experimental projects for which it has become famous....Bonnie Kime Scott has done a masterful job in putting together a critical and archival taxonomy that gives intelligible proportions to a complex and wide-ranging field of inquiry." -- Joseph Valente ""Gender in Modernism provides an invaluable research tool for those interested in how the gender and sexual politics of Anglo-American Modernism pervaded the various controversies and experimental projects for which it has become famous....Bonnie Kime Scott has done a masterful job in putting together a critical and archival taxonomy that gives intelligible proportions to a complex and wide-ranging field of inquiry."" -- Joseph Valente
Acknowledgments Introduction. Bonnie Kime Scott 1 Djuna Barnes Introduced by Mary Lynn Broe Mother To the Dogs The Confessions of Helen Westley 2 Willa Cather Introduced by Jane Lilienfeld The Novel Demeuble NancyÕs Return (From Sapphira and the Slave Girl) 3 Nancy Cunard Introduced by Susan Stanford Friedman Black Man and White Ladyship Harlem Reviewed The American Moron and the American of Sense--Letters on the Negro Letter to Ezra Pound 4 H.D. Introduced by Susan Stanford Friedman Notes on Thought and Vision The Borderline Pamphlet Marianne Moore Responsibilities Joan of Arc Letters to Amy Lowell Letters to Marianne Moore 5 T.S. Eliot Introduced by Nancy K. Gish Introduction to Djuna BarnesÕs Nightwood Review of Marianne MooreÕs Poems and Marriage Introduction to Marianne MooreÕs Selected Poems 6 Jessie Redmon Fauset Introduced by Cheryl A. Wall As to Books Review of Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes Foreword to The Chinaberry Tree From the Bun 7 Zora Neale Hurston Introduced by Cheryl A. Wall Characteristics of Negro Expression Spirituals and Neo-Spirituals Big Sweet (From Dust Tracks on a Road) Stories of Conflict 8 James Joyce Introduced by Bonnie Kime Scott StephenÕs Interview with His Mother (From Stephen Hero) Letter to Nora Barnacle 9 Nella Larsen Introduced by Thadious M. Davis Letter on Walter WhiteÕs Flight Letter to Carl Van Vechten 10 D.H. Lawrence Introduced by Bonnie Kime Scott Matriarchy Cocksure Women and Hensure Men 11 Mina Loy Introduced by Carolyn Burke Gertrude Stein Aphorisms on Futurism The Ineffectual Marriage JoyceÕs Ulysses BrancusiÕs Golden Bird 12 Rose Macaulay Introduced by Susan M. Squier Afternoon Out (From Non-Combatants and Others) Evening in Church (From Non-Combatants and Others) Alix, Nicholas, and West (From Non-Combatants and Others) Second Period: Smash (From Told by an Idiot) Following the Fashion Album 13 Hugh MacDiarmid Introduced by Nancy K. Gish Following Rebecca West in Edinburgh: A Monologue in the Vernacular (With Glossary) 14 Katherine Mansfield Introduced by Clare Hanson From Early Journal From Letters to John Middleton Murry The Flowering of the Self (From Journal, 1920) On Vaihinger (From Journal, 1921) Three Women Novelists (From Review of Dorothy RichardsonÕs The Tunnel) Dragonflies (From Review of RichardsonÕs Interim) The New Infancy (Review of May SinclairÕs Mary Olivier) A Ship Comes into the Harbour (Review of Virginia WoolfÕs Night and Day) A Novel without a Crisis (From Review of Vita Sackville-WestÕs Heritage) 15 Charlotte Mew Introduced by Celeste M. Schenck Absence The Cenotaph 16 Marianne Moore Introduced by Marilyn L. Brownstein From the Correspondence If I Were Sixteen Today Charlotte Bronte Well Moused, Lion Archaically New Hymen 17 Ezra Pound Introduced by Ronald Bush Letter to Marianne Moore, 16 December 1918 Doggerel Section of Letter to Marianne Moore ÒOthersÓ (With Margaret AndersonÕs Annotation) Suffragettes 18 Jean Rhys Introduced by Coral Ann Howells Vienne Voyage in the Dark: Part IV (Original Version) Ghost Writing 19 Dorothy Richardson Introduced by Diane F. Gillespie From ÒIn the CrankÕs LibraryÓ: In the Days of the Comet The Reality of Feminism Talent and Genius Women and the Future About Punctuation Women in the Arts Continuous Performance: The Film Gone Male Adventure for Readers Foreword to Pilgrimage Novels 20 May Sinclair Introduced by Dia