New PDF release: Gender, Race, and Mourning in American Modernism

By Forter

American modernist writers' engagement with altering rules of gender and race usually took the shape of a fight opposed to more and more rigid different types. Greg Forter translates modernism as an attempt to mourn a sort of white manhood that fused the 'masculine' with the 'feminine'. He argues that modernists have been engaged in a poignant but deeply conflicted attempt to carry directly to socially 'feminine' and racially marked points of identification, features that the recent social order inspired them to disparage. interpreting works through F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner and Willa Cather, Forter exhibits how those writers shared an ambivalence towards the female and an unease over current racial different types that made it tough for them to paintings throughout the lack of the masculinity they mourned. Gender, Race, and Mourning in American Modernism bargains a daring new examining of canonical modernism within the United States.

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