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Secrecy and Sapphic Modernism: Writing Romans à Clef Between the Wars
by Sashi Nair
Novels by significant Modernist authors can be described as romans à clef, providing insight into restrictions governing the representation of female homosexuality in the early twentieth century. Nair argues that key novels of the period represented same-sex desire through the encryption of personal references directed towards coterie audiences.
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published January 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 3rd 2012)
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