“A Stitch in Time: H.D.’s Craft Modernism as Transhistoric Repair” by Amy E. Elkins

My publication about H.D.’s needleworks in The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945. Abstract: H.D. (Hilda Doolittle, 1886-1961) maintained a longstanding interest in the material and artistic history of needlework, a practice that helped her conceptualize, theorize, and overcome traumatic wartime experiences. This essay presents, for the first time, an archive of H.D.’s needlework and demonstrates…

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About Me: “arrange whatever pieces come your way” ~Woolf

I’m a writer and assistant professor of English at Macalester College.  I teach courses on modern and contemporary British and Irish literature, visual & material culture, and modernism. I’m currently hard at work on my first book project, which looks at how women authors have taken up art-making as a way to creatively—and materially—oppose inequality…

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