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Cultures of Modernism explores how the constitution and placement of literary groups considerably effect who writes, what they write approximately, and their openness to formal experimentation. those impacts fairly have an effect on ladies writers. writer Cristanne Miller notes remarkable styles of similarity within the issues and lives of girls dwelling in geographically far away facilities of modernist construction. She appears at 3 major poets---the American Marianne Moore, the British expatriate Mina Loy, and the German Else Lasker-Schüler---in the context of cultural, nationwide, and native components to argue that situation considerably affected their performances of subjectivity, gender, race, and faith. the 1st ebook of its variety, Cultures of Modernism breaks new floor whereas it contributes to the continuing reconception of the modernist period.

"A attention-grabbing, provocative, and surely unique learn of a 'different' modernism in poetry---namely, the Modernism of ladies poets."
---Marjorie Perloff, Stanford University

"An vital and bold paintings that makes significant contributions to the fields of gender experiences and modernist experiences, and to the examine of modernist poetry."
---Robin Schulze, Pennsylvania nation University

"Offers a welcome corrective to the unreflective serious tendency . . . to make large claims concerning the old stories and cultural conundrums of 'women,' and especially 'women writers.' Miller bargains tour-de-force comparative readings . . . threading jointly the world-historical with the private, poetics with the political, and wielding the tools of scansion as deftly as a surgeon."
---Modernism/modernity, The respectable magazine of the Modernist reports Association

Cristanne Miller is Edward H. Butler Professor of English and Chair of the English division on the college of Buffalo, nation collage of latest York.

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