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Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of Modernism.

By: Medd, Jodie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (266 p.).ISBN: 9781139552264.Subject(s): English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Homosexuality and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Lesbian culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Lesbianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Lesbianism in literature | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Modernism (Literature)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of ModernismDDC classification: 820.9/353 | 820.9353 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; LESBIAN SCANDAL AND THE CULTURE OF MODERNISM; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Extraordinary Allegations: Scandalous Lesbian Suggestion and the Culture of Modernism; FROM INVISIBLE WOMEN TO SCANDALOUS SUGGESTION; ONCE A TRIBADE, ALWAYS A DYKE?: NOTES ON LESBIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY; LESBIAN NAME-CALLING: A NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY; WHOSE EPISTEMOLOGY OF (HOMO)SEXUALITY?; SITUATING THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM; GREAT WAR SCANDAL AND THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM; MEDIATING MODERNIST PUBLICS AND PRIVATES; THE PLEASURES OF NARRATIVE
PART ONE The Suggestion of Lesbianism and British National CultureCHAPTER 1 The Suggestion of Lesbianism and the Great War: "The Cult of the Clitoris" Scandal; "IN LESBIAN ECSTASY": REPRESENTING THE WAR; THE SPECTACLE OF THE COURTROOM; QUEERING SALOMÉ: THE CRITICAL HERITAGE; RESURRECTING WILDE; "GRAVE MORAL DANGER": FEMALE SEXUAL MORALITY AND THE CRISIS OF WARTIME; THE MAUD ALLAN MYTH; SPY FEVER; READING CULTS AND CLITS; EXPERTS AND PERVERTS; THE "TOPSY TURVEY" LANGUAGE OF A HOMOSEXUALIST; CHAPTER 2 Lesbian Ghost Stories and Postwar Culture; SÉANCES AND SLANDER
DOMESTIC UNHAPPINESS IN TIME OF PEACEPARLIAMENTARY ARGUMENTS FROM LESBIAN ANALOGY; "THE MERE IDEA OF THE SUGGESTION OF SUCH A THING": DEBATING WOMEN'S GROSS INDECENCY; "THESE KIND ARE MORE DANGEROUS THAN ALL THE MEN WHO ATTACK YOUR HOUSEHOLD PUT TOGETHER": ADVICE TO YOUNG HUSBANDS ON PROTECT; PART TWO The Suggestion of Lesbianism and Modernist Communities; CHAPTER 3 Modernist Patronage, Literary Obscenity, and "Doing the Lesbian Business"; THE MODERNIST PATRON AND THE LESBIAN MIDWIFE; THE CONDITIONS OF MODERNIST PATRONAGE; GIVING BIRTH TO THE "MALE REVIEW"
BACKING AND FRONTING THE LITTLE REVIEWTHE OBSESSION OF WOMEN; MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION AND (IL)LEGITIMATE BIRTHS; DOING THE LESBIAN BUSINESS; STRONG HARD FILTH; "AND NOW FOR GOD'S SAKE DON'T PUBLISH ANY MORE OBSCENE LITERATURE"; CHAPTER 4 Bloomsbury and the Scandal of The Well of Loneliness; SPEAKING SEX: REVOLUTIONARY BLOOMSBURY?; REALMS OF DISCLOSURE: FROM THE DRAWING ROOM TO THE COURTROOM; THE POLITICS OF CENSORSHIP AND THE POETICS OF COMMUNITY IN A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN, "GERALDINE AND JANE," AND THE WAVES; CONCLUSION; Notes; INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1 THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM AND THE GREAT WARCHAPTER 2 LESBIAN GHOST STORIES AND POSTWAR CULTURE; CHAPTER 3 MODERNIST PATRONAGE, LITERARY OBSCENITY, AND "DOING THE LESBIAN BUSINESS"; CHAPTER 4 BLOOMSBURY AND THE SCANDAL OF THE WELL OF LONELINESS; CONCLUSION; Index
Summary: This text analyzes the legal, social and literary impact of lesbian scandal on early twentieth-century British and Anglo-American culture.
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Cover; LESBIAN SCANDAL AND THE CULTURE OF MODERNISM; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Extraordinary Allegations: Scandalous Lesbian Suggestion and the Culture of Modernism; FROM INVISIBLE WOMEN TO SCANDALOUS SUGGESTION; ONCE A TRIBADE, ALWAYS A DYKE?: NOTES ON LESBIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY; LESBIAN NAME-CALLING: A NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY; WHOSE EPISTEMOLOGY OF (HOMO)SEXUALITY?; SITUATING THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM; GREAT WAR SCANDAL AND THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM; MEDIATING MODERNIST PUBLICS AND PRIVATES; THE PLEASURES OF NARRATIVE

PART ONE The Suggestion of Lesbianism and British National CultureCHAPTER 1 The Suggestion of Lesbianism and the Great War: "The Cult of the Clitoris" Scandal; "IN LESBIAN ECSTASY": REPRESENTING THE WAR; THE SPECTACLE OF THE COURTROOM; QUEERING SALOMÉ: THE CRITICAL HERITAGE; RESURRECTING WILDE; "GRAVE MORAL DANGER": FEMALE SEXUAL MORALITY AND THE CRISIS OF WARTIME; THE MAUD ALLAN MYTH; SPY FEVER; READING CULTS AND CLITS; EXPERTS AND PERVERTS; THE "TOPSY TURVEY" LANGUAGE OF A HOMOSEXUALIST; CHAPTER 2 Lesbian Ghost Stories and Postwar Culture; SÉANCES AND SLANDER

DOMESTIC UNHAPPINESS IN TIME OF PEACEPARLIAMENTARY ARGUMENTS FROM LESBIAN ANALOGY; "THE MERE IDEA OF THE SUGGESTION OF SUCH A THING": DEBATING WOMEN'S GROSS INDECENCY; "THESE KIND ARE MORE DANGEROUS THAN ALL THE MEN WHO ATTACK YOUR HOUSEHOLD PUT TOGETHER": ADVICE TO YOUNG HUSBANDS ON PROTECT; PART TWO The Suggestion of Lesbianism and Modernist Communities; CHAPTER 3 Modernist Patronage, Literary Obscenity, and "Doing the Lesbian Business"; THE MODERNIST PATRON AND THE LESBIAN MIDWIFE; THE CONDITIONS OF MODERNIST PATRONAGE; GIVING BIRTH TO THE "MALE REVIEW"

BACKING AND FRONTING THE LITTLE REVIEWTHE OBSESSION OF WOMEN; MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION AND (IL)LEGITIMATE BIRTHS; DOING THE LESBIAN BUSINESS; STRONG HARD FILTH; "AND NOW FOR GOD'S SAKE DON'T PUBLISH ANY MORE OBSCENE LITERATURE"; CHAPTER 4 Bloomsbury and the Scandal of The Well of Loneliness; SPEAKING SEX: REVOLUTIONARY BLOOMSBURY?; REALMS OF DISCLOSURE: FROM THE DRAWING ROOM TO THE COURTROOM; THE POLITICS OF CENSORSHIP AND THE POETICS OF COMMUNITY IN A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN, "GERALDINE AND JANE," AND THE WAVES; CONCLUSION; Notes; INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 THE SUGGESTION OF LESBIANISM AND THE GREAT WARCHAPTER 2 LESBIAN GHOST STORIES AND POSTWAR CULTURE; CHAPTER 3 MODERNIST PATRONAGE, LITERARY OBSCENITY, AND "DOING THE LESBIAN BUSINESS"; CHAPTER 4 BLOOMSBURY AND THE SCANDAL OF THE WELL OF LONELINESS; CONCLUSION; Index

This text analyzes the legal, social and literary impact of lesbian scandal on early twentieth-century British and Anglo-American culture.

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