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The Resource Grotesque relations : modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state, Susan Edmunds, (electronic resource)

Grotesque relations : modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state, Susan Edmunds, (electronic resource)

Label
Grotesque relations : modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state
Title
Grotesque relations
Title remainder
modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state
Statement of responsibility
Susan Edmunds
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edmunds, Susan
Dewey number
813/.50936
LC call number
PS374.M535
LC item number
E34 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Domestic fiction, American
  • Politics and literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Literature and society
  • Public welfare
  • Grotesque in literature
  • Welfare state in literature
Label
Grotesque relations : modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state, Susan Edmunds, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index
Contents
Introduction: "As with a startling picture" : modernism and the domestic sphere -- "For she asks forever only help" : the critique of maternalist reform discourse in Djuna Barnes's Ryder -- Tortured bodies and twisted words : the antidomestic vision of Jean Toomer's Cane -- Freaked : eastern European immigration and the "American home" in Edna Ferber's American beauty -- "Not sentimental" : the double bind of white working-class femininity in Tillie Olsen's Yonnondio -- Siren calls : consumer revolution and the body beautiful in Nathanael West's The day of the locust -- "Not charity yet!" : state-supported capitalism and the secret life of god in Flannery O'Connor's Wise blood
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000165821
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780195338539
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007040015
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000165821
Label
Grotesque relations : modernist domestic fiction and the U.S. welfare state, Susan Edmunds, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index
Contents
Introduction: "As with a startling picture" : modernism and the domestic sphere -- "For she asks forever only help" : the critique of maternalist reform discourse in Djuna Barnes's Ryder -- Tortured bodies and twisted words : the antidomestic vision of Jean Toomer's Cane -- Freaked : eastern European immigration and the "American home" in Edna Ferber's American beauty -- "Not sentimental" : the double bind of white working-class femininity in Tillie Olsen's Yonnondio -- Siren calls : consumer revolution and the body beautiful in Nathanael West's The day of the locust -- "Not charity yet!" : state-supported capitalism and the secret life of god in Flannery O'Connor's Wise blood
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000165821
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780195338539
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007040015
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000165821

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