Interweaving nuanced discussions of politics, visuality, and gender, Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine uncovers the complex ways that gender figures into the graphic satire created by artists for the New York-based socialist journal the Masses, published between 1911 and 1917. This study uses these images to open up new ways of understanding the complexity of early 20th-century viewpoints, and returns these often-ignored images to their rightful place in American modernist scholarship.This womana#39;s domestic labor is performed in the service of othersa in this case, wealthy hotel guests. ... Here again are figures who are not in a position to actively pursue better conditions but are rather, as the caption ... These images display the workers as muscular, large, or otherwise able to dominate their oppressors.
|Title||:||Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2011|