Resisting History : Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora Welty
By: Ladd, Barbara.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Southern Literary Studies: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2007Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (184 p.).ISBN: 9780807143827.Subject(s): American fiction - Southern States - History and criticism | American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Faulkner, William - Criticism and interpretation | Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation | Gender identity in literature | Gender identity in literature | Hurston, Zora Neale - Criticism and interpretation | Hurston, Zora Neale -- Criticism and interpretation | Literature and history - Southern States | Literature and history -- Southern States | Southern States - In literature | Southern States -- In literature | Sublime, The, in literature | Sublime, The, in literature | Welty, Eudora - Criticism and interpretation | Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation | Women in literature | Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Resisting History : Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora WeltyDDC classification: 813.5093522 | 813/.5093522 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Dynamo and the Virgin: Women, Modernity, and the Sublime in As I Lay Dying; 2. Putting the Colonel In: Eudora Welty's Feminist Poetics; 3. "The Anonymity of a Murmur": History, Memory, and Resistance in Faulkner's A Fable; 4. "Tell Them Two Ti Blancs are Coming": Zora Neale Hurston's "I"'s in Tell My Horse; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
In a major reinterpretation, Resisting History reveals that women, as subjects of writing and as writing subjects themselves, played a far more important role in shaping the landscape of modernism than has been previously acknowledged. Here Barbara Ladd offers powerful new readings of three southern writers who reimagined authorship between World War I and the mid-1950s. Resisting History challenges ideas about history as a coherent narrative and about the development of U.S. modernism and points the way to new histories of literary and cultural modernisms in which the work of women shares center stage with the work of men.
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