Reading Mina Loy's Autobiographies
Myth of the Modern Woman
|Series title:||Historicizing Modernism Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic & Professional|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $114.00|
| Book Description: |
Mina Loy is recognised today as one of the most innovative modernist poets, numbering Gertrude Stein, Marcel Duchamp, Djuna Barnes and T.S. Eliot amongst her admirers.
Drawing on substantial new archival research, this book challenges the existing critical myth of Loy as a 'modern woman' through an analysis of her unpublished autobiographical prose. Mina Loy's Autobiographies explores this major twentieth century writer's ideas about the 'modern' and how they apply to the...