“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

About: Dr. Amy E. Elkins (she/her/hers). I write about modern and contemporary literature, art theory and visual culture, and feminist approaches to the archive. As an artist, theorist, and interdisciplinary scholar, I emphasize dynamic, global approaches to research and student-driven inquiry across media. I serve as the Modern Language Association’s elected delegate for Women and…

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