Author(s): Lara Vetter
Addresses the early twentieth-century intersection of scientific and religious discourse exploring literary modernism through the lens of cultural history, focusing on the works of H.D., Mina Loy, and Jean Toomer. It covers a range of topics such as electromagnetism and sexuality, dance, and theories of spiritual evolution.
LARA VETTER is Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA.
Introduction '[T]he electric incitement of Eros': Electromagnetism, Sexuality, and Modernism Seeking 'a sort of clairvoyant material plane': Spirituality and the Moving Body Negotiating the Racialized Body: Theories of Spiritual Evolution and the 'American Race' Coda