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Labor's Text: The Worker in American Fiction

Laura Hapke
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0813528798 (hbk. : alk. paper), 0813528801 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Whose Plot Is It, Anyway? 1
  • Part I From the Antebellum to the Progressive Era
  • Chapter 1 Workers in the Wings: Antebellum Fictions 17
  • Chapter 2 I'm Looking through You: Working Men from Status Quo to Knights of Labor Fiction 43
  • Chapter 3 Labor's Ladies: Work Fiction and True Women from Antebellum Lowell through the Gilded Age 65
  • Chapter 4 Taking to Their Streets: Ethnic Cultures and Labor Texts in the Sociological 1890s 91
  • Chapter 5 Beastmen and Labor Experts: Fiction and the Problem of Authority from 1900 to 1917 115
  • Chapter 6 Facing the Unwomanly: Sweatshop and Sex Shop in Progressive Era Labor Fiction 139
  • Part II Road to 1930
  • Chapter 7 Hungry Eye: Desire and Disaffection in 1920s Labor Fiction 169
  • Chapter 8 From Black Folk to Working Class: African American Labor Fiction between the World Wars 195
  • Chapter 9 Heroic at Last: Depression Era Fictions 217
  • Part III After the Proletarian Moment
  • Chapter 10 What Was Your Crime?: Representing Labor in the HUAC Era 247
  • Chapter 11 Usable Past: Jobs, Myths, and Three Racial-Ethnic Literatures of the Civil Rights Era 279
  • Chapter 12 Working-Class Twilight: White Labor Texts of the Civil Rights and Vietnam Decades 299
  • Conclusion: Everything Old Is New Again: Working Through Class in the Literary 1990s 317.
Description
xiv, 474 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-446) and index.
Technical Details
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