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The Resource The American popular novel after World War II : a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000, David Willbern

The American popular novel after World War II : a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000, David Willbern

Label
The American popular novel after World War II : a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000
Title
The American popular novel after World War II
Title remainder
a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000
Statement of responsibility
David Willbern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Through the perspectives of selected novels from the end of World War II to the end of the 20th century this book examines crucial issues for Americans during those decades. These novels represent the voices of popular conversations, as Americans considered issues of family, class, racism and sexism, feminism, economic ambition, sexual violence, war, law, religion and science"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willbern, David
Dewey number
813/.5409
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.B45
LC item number
W55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Best sellers
  • Popular literature
  • American fiction
  • Books and reading
  • American fiction
  • Best sellers
  • Books and reading
  • Popular literature
  • United States
Label
The American popular novel after World War II : a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000, David Willbern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Solitary men boys in the city: I, the jury, The catcher in the rye -- Social women: girls in small towns: Peyton place, To kill a mockingbird -- Family business and the American dream: The carpetbaggers, the godfather -- Feminism aloft and adrift: Fear of flying, Looking for Mr. Goodbar -- Appetites and anxieties: the unfathomed, the undead, the under toad: Jaws, Interview with the vampire, The world according to Garp -- Taking care of business -- The Bonfire of the vanities, I'll take Manhattan -- American trauma: Misery, The things they carried, Beloved -- Law and order: Presumed innocent, The silence of the lambs, The firm -- Romance in the age of late capitalism: Rabbit at rest, The bridges of Madison County, Five days in Paris -- Science and superstition: Contact, Jurassic Park, Angels & demons
Control code
817595693
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780786474509
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013006049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other control number
40022179562
System control number
(OCoLC)817595693
Label
The American popular novel after World War II : a study of 25 best sellers, 1947-2000, David Willbern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Solitary men boys in the city: I, the jury, The catcher in the rye -- Social women: girls in small towns: Peyton place, To kill a mockingbird -- Family business and the American dream: The carpetbaggers, the godfather -- Feminism aloft and adrift: Fear of flying, Looking for Mr. Goodbar -- Appetites and anxieties: the unfathomed, the undead, the under toad: Jaws, Interview with the vampire, The world according to Garp -- Taking care of business -- The Bonfire of the vanities, I'll take Manhattan -- American trauma: Misery, The things they carried, Beloved -- Law and order: Presumed innocent, The silence of the lambs, The firm -- Romance in the age of late capitalism: Rabbit at rest, The bridges of Madison County, Five days in Paris -- Science and superstition: Contact, Jurassic Park, Angels & demons
Control code
817595693
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780786474509
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013006049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other control number
40022179562
System control number
(OCoLC)817595693

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