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Narrating Class in American Fiction.

By: Dow, William.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9780230617964.Subject(s): American fiction - 19th century - History and criticism | American fiction - 20th century - History and criticism | American fiction --19th century --History and criticism | American fiction --20th century --History and criticism | Social classes in literature | Social classes in literature | Working class in literature | Working class in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Narrating Class in American FictionDDC classification: 813.309355 | 813/.309355 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Case of Class; 1 Whitman''s 1855 Leaves of Grass: "Hard Work and Blood"; 2 Class and the Performative in Rebecca Harding Davis''s Life in the Iron Mills, and Stephen Crane''s Maggie; 3 Body Tramping, Class, and Masculine Extremes: Jack London''s The People of the Abyss; 4 "Always Your Heart": Class Designs in Jean Toomer''s Cane; 5 Meridel Le Sueur''s Salute to Spring: "A Movement Up Which All Are Moving"; 6 Class, Work, and New Races: Zora Neale Hurston''s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Agnes Smedley''s Daughter of Earth
7 Class "Truths" in James Agee''s Let Us Now Praise Famous MenConclusion: Going Back to Class; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Focusing on American fiction from 1850-1940, Narrating Class in American Fiction offers close readings in the context of literary and political history to detail the uneasy attention American authors gave to class in their production of social identities.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Case of Class; 1 Whitman''s 1855 Leaves of Grass: "Hard Work and Blood"; 2 Class and the Performative in Rebecca Harding Davis''s Life in the Iron Mills, and Stephen Crane''s Maggie; 3 Body Tramping, Class, and Masculine Extremes: Jack London''s The People of the Abyss; 4 "Always Your Heart": Class Designs in Jean Toomer''s Cane; 5 Meridel Le Sueur''s Salute to Spring: "A Movement Up Which All Are Moving"; 6 Class, Work, and New Races: Zora Neale Hurston''s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Agnes Smedley''s Daughter of Earth

7 Class "Truths" in James Agee''s Let Us Now Praise Famous MenConclusion: Going Back to Class; Notes; Works Cited; Index

Focusing on American fiction from 1850-1940, Narrating Class in American Fiction offers close readings in the context of literary and political history to detail the uneasy attention American authors gave to class in their production of social identities.

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WILLIAM DOW is Assistant Professor, The American University of Paris and Maitre de Conferences, The University of Valenciennes, France.

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