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The book and I figured I was headed into murky territory indeed But I was surprised by this book about as much as I I was headed into murky territory indeed But I was surprised by this book about as much as I be surprised by a piece of academic non fiction these days I don t think I ve ever come across a book that is structured like Foucault but reads like Jared Diamond And that s what I m oing to focus on here you can look at the "Title And Figure Out "and figure out the subject matter is The Debt Millionaire: Most People Will Never Build Real Wealth; Now You Can Be One of the Few Who Do going to be interesting to you another wonderful holdover from the old days of non fiction you don t need to read a review for that I ll just note in passing that if you re a fan of pre WW2 literature and even if you re not Virginia Woolf is the subject of Chapter Four despite its centering on Radclyffe Hall and the obscenity trial over The Well of Loneliness and well to be frank I don t think the woman could write two words together without making them sound asodawfully wrong as possible side by side you re Resilient Management going to find something to sink your teeth into hereIt s the teeth sinking that sot me half in the bag for this book You can actually sit down with the silly thing. The scandals it enerated rendered it an influential force within modern politics law art and the literature of modernist writers like James Joyce Ezra Pound and Virginia Woolf Medd's analysis draws on legal proceedings and parliamentary debates as well as crises within modern literary production patronage relations literary. Jodie Medd Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of Modernism Cambridge University Press 2012Full disclosure this BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO ME FREE OF CHARGE BY was provided to me free of charge by follow the world of poetry than the world of non fiction so maybe I m oversensitized to this sort of thing But at least once a week an article comes across my desk that laments the death of modern poetry usually because it s inaccessible or unreadable or some other buzzword that translates to we don t feel like taking the time to teach students how to read it I never see them about academic non fiction but it Seems To Me One Could Make The to me one could make the argument I ve read dissertations vast tracts of verbiage written by people who haven t seen the outside of the University in their entire adult lives A J Greimas notorious Structural Semantics comes to mind books I needed to keep two dictionaries within reach at all times in order to even comprehend You think poetry is unreadableThat s the sort of thing I expected when picking up Jodie Medd s Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of Modernism one look at the press releasing. Before lesbianism became a specific identity category in the West its mere suggestion functioned as a powerful source of scandal in early twentieth century British and Anglo American culture Reconsidering notions of the 'invisible' or 'apparitional' lesbian Jodie Medd argues that lesbianism's representational instability and. Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of Modernism

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And read it Without reference tomes Medd consciously I thought throughout sat down to write a piece of academic non fiction that cleaved as I thought throughout sat down to write a piece of academic non fiction that cleaved as as possible to the conventions of popular non fiction Yes there s lit crit jargon you can t write a lit crit book and et away from specialized language though let s face it if you can t figure out what a signifier and a signified are from the context you probably shouldn t be reading Carl Zimmer nuther But Medd keeps it to a minimum spending as much of her time as possible talking in layman s terms To say the least it s a refreshing change of pace Unfortunately it seems she couldn t do anything about the academic non fiction price tag howeverIn other words if you re not used to the wild untamed other words if you re not used to the wild untamed of academic non fiction this is actually a really really ood starting point though unless you re independently wealthy you ll probably want to see if your local library has a copy Jodie Medd has written a book that I hope becomes the new standard for academic non fiction it s a book that attempts readability and succeeds. Obscenity and cultural authority to reveal how lesbian suggestion forced modern political cultural and literary institutions to negotiate their own identities ideals and limits Medd's text will be of reat interest to scholars and منابت الريح graduate students inender and women's studies modernist literary studies and English literatur.