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Ordinary matters : modernist women's literature and photography / Lorraine Sim.

Author:
Sim, Lorraine [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"The first major interdisciplinary study of the ordinary in modernist women's literature and photography that demonstrates how their alternative vision of the everyday extends, and often complicates, that of their male contemporaries as well as contemporary everyday life theory"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-220) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Ordinary Matters, Modernity and Women's Modernism -- "I am part of the dense smooth clean paving stone": The Street in Dorothy Richardson's Pilgrimage -- Extraordinary Actuality: Helen Levitt's Streets -- Homely Things: Gertrude Stein and Virginia Woolf -- Mrs Brown and the Face-to-Face -- Dorothea Lange: On Photographing the Familiar -- Banalities of Evil: Lee Miller's Ethics of Seeing War -- Coda: Margaret Monck and the Labour of the Everyday.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9781501314308 (hardback)
  • 1501314300 (hardback)
  • (epub)
  • (epdf)
LCCN:
2016000137
OCLC:
940281347
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