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By Mary Chapman

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WINNER OF  THE CANADIAN organization of yank experiences ebook AWARD (2015).
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For most folk, the U.S. suffrage crusade is encapsulated through photographs of iconic nineteenth-century orators just like the tightly coifed Susan B. Anthony or the wimpled Elizabeth Cady Stanton. although, as Mary Chapman exhibits, the crusade to safe the vote for U.S. girls was once additionally a latest and print-cultural phenomenon, waged with humor, creativity, and magnificence.
Making Noise, Making information additionally knows smooth suffragist print tradition as a demonstrable hyperlink among the revolutionary Era's political crusade for a voice within the public sphere and Modernism's aesthetic efforts to re-imagine literary voice. Chapman charts a courting among sleek suffragist print cultural "noise" and what literary modernists understood by means of "making it new," saying that the experimental strategies of U.S. suffrage print tradition contributed to, or even expected, the formal techniques of U.S. literary modernism. Drawing on little-known documents and that includes over twenty illustrations, Making Noise, Making information presents startling documentation of Marianne Moore's closeted occupation as a suffrage propagandist, the persuasive results of Alice Duer Miller's well known poetry column, Asian-American writer Sui Sin Far's problem to the racism and classism of contemporary suffragism, and Gertrude Stein's mid-century acknowledgement of intersections among suffrage discourse and literary modernism.

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