Futurism, Henri Bergson and Mina Loy’s Female Consciousness
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016, Pages: 46-52
Received: Apr. 18, 2016; Published: Apr. 19, 2016
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Tan Yujie, School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
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This paper is concerned with Mina Loy’s female consciousness in her poetry between the year of 1914 and 1920. The first two parts separately discuss how Futurism and Henri Bergson influence Loy. The two influences are concentrated on two different aspects of poems—form and content. Moreover, this paper also finds that the concept of intuition connects Futurism to Henri Bergson in a successive way but inconsistent at the same time. The third part attempts to reveal the controversial points in Loy’s female consciousness. The three parts as a unity tend to picture Loy’s feminist project.
Keywords
Futurism, Henri Bergson, Mina Loy, Poetry, Female Consciousness
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Tan Yujie, Futurism, Henri Bergson and Mina Loy’s Female Consciousness, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 46-52. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20160402.15
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