Om Stories and Essays of Mina Loy
Stories and Essays of Mina Loy is the first book-length volume of Mina Loys narrative writings and critical work ever published. This volume brings together her short fiction, as well as hybrid works that include modernized fairy tales, a Socratic dialogue, and a ballet. Loys narratives address issues such as abortion and poverty, and what she called the sex war is an abiding theme throughout. Stories and Essays of Mina Loy also contains dramatic works that parody the bravado and misogyny of Futurism and demonstrate Loys early, effective use of absurdist technique. Essays and commentaries on aesthetics, historical events, and religion complete this beguiling collection, cementing Mina Loys place as one of the great writers of the twentieth century.