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Comfort Food and Respectability Politics in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Banjo: A Story Without a Plot (2023)
Journal Article
Bowler. (2023). Comfort Food and Respectability Politics in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Banjo: A Story Without a Plot. Modernism/modernity, 30(1), 111-127. https://doi.org/10.1353/mod.2023.a902605

This article examines two of Claude McKay’s novels, Home to Harlem (1928) and Banjo: A Story Without a Plot (1929) with relation to their characters’ complex and sometimes seemingly contradictory attitude to food cultures. McKay’s characters demonstr... Read More about Comfort Food and Respectability Politics in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Banjo: A Story Without a Plot.

Introduction to May Sinclair, Cuentos de lo insólito (2023)
Book Chapter
Bowler, R. (2023). Introduction to May Sinclair, Cuentos de lo insólito. In May Sinclair; Cuentos de lo insólito. (1). Spain: La Biblioteca De Carfax

Introduction to Spanish translation of May Sinclair's Uncanny Stories

May Sinclair and the Brontë myth: rewilding and dissocializing Charlotte (2020)
Journal Article
Bowler. (2020). May Sinclair and the Brontë myth: rewilding and dissocializing Charlotte. Feminist Modernist Studies, 1 - 17. https://doi.org/10.1080/24692921.2020.1850146

This article surveys May Sinclair’s writing on the Brontë sisters in order to chart her revisionist impulse with relation to their reputation, her anxiety about her own literary reputation, genius in women and intellectual self-sufficiency. I argue t... Read More about May Sinclair and the Brontë myth: rewilding and dissocializing Charlotte.

May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds (Ed. Rebecca Bowler) (2017)
Book
Bowler, R. (2017). R. Bowler, & C. Drewery (Eds.). May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds (Ed. Rebecca Bowler). Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415750.001.0001

This monograph brings together the most recent research on Sinclair and re-contextualises her work both within and against dominant Modernist narratives. It explores Sinclair’s negotiations between the public and private, the cerebral and the corpore... Read More about May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds (Ed. Rebecca Bowler).

‘“The beauty of your line – the life behind it”: Katherine Mansfield and the Double Impression’ (2011)
Journal Article
Bowler, R. (2011). ‘“The beauty of your line – the life behind it”: Katherine Mansfield and the Double Impression’. Katherine Mansfield Studies, https://doi.org/10.3366/kms.2011.0008

This article examines Katherine Mansfield's aesthetics and attitude to the relation between what she called ‘life’ and work, the visual and the intellectual. It emphasises doubleness both in Mansfield's selves and in her aesthetics, a doubleness whic... Read More about ‘“The beauty of your line – the life behind it”: Katherine Mansfield and the Double Impression’.