Two Paths for Writing by Women in Modernist Studies

  title={Two Paths for Writing by Women in Modernist Studies},
  author={Elizabeth F. Evans},
  journal={Literature Compass},
  • Elizabeth F. Evans
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Literature Compass
  • In its turn to transnational and interdisciplinary methods and subjects, the field of modernist studies has moved decisively away from gender-based analyses of literary texts. Because feminist and gender-focused scholarship played a crucial role in claiming a place for literature by women in the research and teaching of modernism, this expansionist trend raises concerns about the future of women’s literature in modernist studies. This paper argues that this path changes the questions we ask… CONTINUE READING