Leftover Ladies: Ursula Parrott and the Emergence of the Modern Woman
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Fellowship Work Summary
Marsha Gordon (M.H. Abrams Fellow) drafted a significant portion of her book in progress, Leftover Ladies: Ursula Parrott and the Reinvention of the Modern Woman. Gordon also completed a book proposal with an anticipated manuscript delivery of May 2021. During her fellowship year, Dr. Gordon published Screening Race in Nontheatrical Film (Duke University Press, 2019), coedited with Allyson Nadia Field, as well as “Lights, Cameramaids, Action! Women Behind the Lens in Early Cinema,” with Buckey Grimm, which appeared in the LA Review of Books in January 2020. Gordon is professor of English and director of film studies at North Carolina State University.