The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

5 Things to Check Out before Intersections of Resistance in the Space Between

The 2018 Program Committee, led by Sarah Cornish of the University of Northern Colorado, curates a list of must-reads inspired by this year's abstracts.
Marita Bonner’s Frye Street and Environs: The Collected Works of Marita Bonner (1987)
featured in Sophia Bamert’s “‘The Black Map’ in its ‘Proper Frame’: Intersectional Resistance in Marita Bonner’s Interwar Bronzeville”

Mary Butts’s Ashe of Rings (1925)
featured in Ria Banerjee’s “Genre and Resistance Politics: The Dorset Novels of Mary Butts”

Jean Rhys’s Voyage in the Dark (1934)
featured in Anne Cunningham's “Refusal as Resistance: Jean Rhys’s Shadow Feminism” and Meghan Fox’s “Colonial and Generic Forms of Resistance in Jean Rhys’s Romans à Clef

Agnes Pelton, a German-American modernist painter 
featured in Erika Doss’s “Modern Art and Religious Resistance: Agnes Pelton’s Visionary Abstractions”

Gale Wilhelm’s We Too Are Drifting (1934) and Torchlight to Valhalla (1938) 
featured in Elizabeth Blake’s “Gale Wilhelm and the Queering of the Marriage Plot”  
Bonus thing: Elizabeth Hawes's first book, Fashion is Spinach (1938) is recently back in print through Dover, for those who are interested in getting a taste of her writing in preparation for Alison Goodrum's keynote. 

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