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Women in Dada: Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity

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andlt;Pandgt;This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining male population and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism were among the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.Among the female dadaists discussed are the German émigré Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven; Berlin dadaist Hannah Höch; expatriate poet and artist Mina Loy; the "Queen of Greenwich Village," Clara Tice; Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap, the lesbian couple who ran the Little Review; and Beatrice Wood, who died in 1998 at the age of 105. The book also addresses issues of colonialist racism, cross-dressing and dandyism, and the gendering of the machine.andlt;/Pandgt;

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his book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada.

Synopsis:

This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining male population and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism were among the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.

Synopsis:

This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining male population and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism were among the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.Among the female dadaists discussed are the German émigré Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven; Berlin dadaist Hannah Höch; expatriate poet and artist Mina Loy; the "Queen of Greenwich Village," Clara Tice; Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap, the lesbian couple who ran the Little Review; and Beatrice Wood, who died in 1998 at the age of 105. The book also addresses issues of colonialist racism, cross-dressing and dandyism, and the gendering of the machine.

About the Author

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse is a California-based scholar and curator.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262692601
Editor:
Sawelson-Gorse, Naomi
Publisher:
MIT Press (MA)
Editor:
Sawelson-Gorse, Naomi
Author:
Sawelson-Gorse, Naomi
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
History - Surrealism
Subject:
History - Surrealism & Dadaism
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Art-Surrealism
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Women in Dada
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
84 illus.
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8 x 6.5 in

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Women in Dada: Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity
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"Synopsis" by , his book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada.
"Synopsis" by , This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining male population and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism were among the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.
"Synopsis" by , This book is the first to make the case that women's changing role in European and American society was critical to Dada. Debates about birth control and suffrage, a declining male population and expanding female workforce, the emergence of the New Woman, and Freudianism were among the forces that contributed to the dadaist enterprise.Among the female dadaists discussed are the German émigré Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven; Berlin dadaist Hannah Höch; expatriate poet and artist Mina Loy; the "Queen of Greenwich Village," Clara Tice; Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap, the lesbian couple who ran the Little Review; and Beatrice Wood, who died in 1998 at the age of 105. The book also addresses issues of colonialist racism, cross-dressing and dandyism, and the gendering of the machine.
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