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The Resource Labor's text : the worker in American fiction, Laura Hapke

Labor's text : the worker in American fiction, Laura Hapke

Label
Labor's text : the worker in American fiction
Title
Labor's text
Title remainder
the worker in American fiction
Statement of responsibility
Laura Hapke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hapke, Laura
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Work in literature
  • Working class writings, American
  • Working class
  • Labor movement in literature
  • Working class in literature
Label
Labor's text : the worker in American fiction, Laura Hapke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-446) and index
Contents
Introduction : Whose plot is it anyway? -- 1. Workers in the wings : antebellum fictions -- 2. I'm looking through you : working men from status quo to knights of labor fiction -- 3. Labor's ladies : work fiction and true women from antebellum Lowell through the Gilded Age -- 4. Taking to their streets : ethnic cultures and labor texts in the sociological 1890s -- 5. Beastmen and labor experts : fiction and the problem of authority from 1900 to 1917 -- 6. Facing the unwomanly : sweatshop and sex shop in progressive era labor fiction -- 7. The hungary eye : desire and disaffection in 1920s labor fiction -- 8. From Black folk to working class : African American labor fiction between the World Wars -- 9. Heroic at last : Depression era fiction -- 10. What war your crime? : representing labor in the HUAC era -- 11. The usable past : jobs, myths, and three racial-ethnic literatures of the Civil Rights era -- 12. Working-class twilight : White labor texts of the Civil Rights and Vietnam decades -- Conclusion : Everything old is new again : working through class in the literary 1990s
Control code
ocm43913262
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiv, 474 p.
Isbn
9780813528793
Lccn
00039031
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Labor's text : the worker in American fiction, Laura Hapke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-446) and index
Contents
Introduction : Whose plot is it anyway? -- 1. Workers in the wings : antebellum fictions -- 2. I'm looking through you : working men from status quo to knights of labor fiction -- 3. Labor's ladies : work fiction and true women from antebellum Lowell through the Gilded Age -- 4. Taking to their streets : ethnic cultures and labor texts in the sociological 1890s -- 5. Beastmen and labor experts : fiction and the problem of authority from 1900 to 1917 -- 6. Facing the unwomanly : sweatshop and sex shop in progressive era labor fiction -- 7. The hungary eye : desire and disaffection in 1920s labor fiction -- 8. From Black folk to working class : African American labor fiction between the World Wars -- 9. Heroic at last : Depression era fiction -- 10. What war your crime? : representing labor in the HUAC era -- 11. The usable past : jobs, myths, and three racial-ethnic literatures of the Civil Rights era -- 12. Working-class twilight : White labor texts of the Civil Rights and Vietnam decades -- Conclusion : Everything old is new again : working through class in the literary 1990s
Control code
ocm43913262
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiv, 474 p.
Isbn
9780813528793
Lccn
00039031
Other physical details
ill.

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