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The middle class in the Great Depression : popular women's novels of the 1930s

Author: Jennifer Anne Haytock
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: American literature readings in the 21st century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In contrast to most studies of literature from the Great Depression which focus on representations of poverty, labor, and radicalism, this project analyzes popular representations of middle class  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Anne Haytock
ISBN: 9781137309167 1137309164
OCLC Number: 829999590
Description: 205 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Popular women's literature, class, and the Great Depression --
History, normalcy, and daily life : Margaret Ayer Barnes and Jessie Redmon Fauset --
Women exploring class : Fannie Hurst, Edna Ferber, and Katharine Brush --
Family life in depressed America : Josephine Johnson and Josephine Lawrence --
Single women, violence, and class : Mary Roberts Rinehart --
Professional women, work, and romance : Gale Wilhelm, Fannie Cook, and Dawn Powell.
Series Title: American literature readings in the 21st century.
Responsibility: Jennifer Haytock.

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'Haytock provides excellent close readings of her primary texts, demonstrating that middlebrow women writers were grappling with the Depression as much as their working-class sisters. The Middle Read more...

 
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