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Sapphic Modernities

Sexuality, Women and National Culture

Editors: Doan, L., Garrity, J. (Eds.)

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An examination of the representation of the lesbian in modernity from the multiple perspectives of literary, visual and cultural studies, this book shows how the sapphic figure, in her multiple and contradictory guises, refigured and redefined citizenship in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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LAURA DOAN is Professor of Cultural History and Sexuality Studies at the University of Manchester, UK, and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture. She is author of Fashioning Sapphism: The Origins of a Modern Lesbian Culture (2001) and editor of several collections on the history of sexuality and lesbian studies.

JANE GARRITY is Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. She is the author of Step-Daughters of England: British Women Modernists and the National Imaginary (2003).

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'This project is shrewdly conceived, comprehensive in its ambition, and representative of the most innovative work going on today at the intersection of sexuality and modernity studies....This book offers us new perspectives on some of the classic questions and figures characterizing the discourse on lesbians and modernity....This is a great project.' - Jean Walton, Professor of English, University of Rhode Island, Author of Fair Sex, Savage Dreams: Race, Psychoanalysis, Sexual Difference (2001)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sapphic Modernities
Book Subtitle
Sexuality, Women and National Culture
Editors
  • L. Doan
  • J. Garrity
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4039-8442-5
DOI
10.1057/9781403984425
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-6498-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52858-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 261
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