Eva Isherwood-Wallace

Eva Isherwood-Wallace

20212022

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'Sculpture and Silence: Laura Riding and her Female Contemporaries'

My research situates the modernist poet Laura Riding in relation to her female contemporaries, and considers her work in terms of the sculptural. In investigating her sculptural poetics, I explore her preoccupation with silence as both a condition of visual art and a paradoxical impulse within poetry. Her engagement with sculpture as both art form and (perhaps literal) poetic model reveals her connections to a wider network of female poets such as Stein, Mina Loy, H.D. and Djuna Barnes. While focussing on sculpture and silence, I consider the invisibility and silencing of female poets in the early twentieth century.

 

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Research Interests

Modernism, Gender, Poetics, Philosophy, Aesthetics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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