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The Resource Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser

Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser

Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture
Title
Playing smart
Title remainder
New York women writers and modern magazine culture
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Keyser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Anita Loos, Lois Long, Jessie Fauset, Dawn Powell, Mary McCarthy, and others imagined New York as a place where they could claim professional status, define urban independence, and shrug off confining feminine roles. Their fiction raised questions about what it meant to be a woman in the public eye, how gender roles would change because men and women were working together, and how the growth of the magazine industry would affect women's relationships to their bodies and minds. Playing Smart celebrates their causes and careers and pays homage to their li
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keyser, Catherine
Dewey number
  • 810.9/9287
  • 810.99287
Index
index present
LC call number
PS151
LC item number
.K49 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Journalism and literature
  • American periodicals
  • Literature and society
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American periodicals
  • Journalism and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • United States
Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 -- Thoroughly Modern Millay and Her Middlebrow Masquerades; 2 -- "This Unfortunate Exterior": Dorothy Parker, the Female Body, and Strategic Doubling; 3 -- "First Aid to Laughter": Jessie Fauset and the Racial Politics of Smartness; 4 -- The Indestructible Glamour Girl: Dawn Powell, Celebrity, and Counterpublics; 5 -- "Scratch a Socialist and You Find a Snob": Mary McCarthy, Irony, and Politics; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
774279007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813551784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtw8t
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774279007
Label
Playing smart : New York women writers and modern magazine culture, Catherine Keyser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 -- Thoroughly Modern Millay and Her Middlebrow Masquerades; 2 -- "This Unfortunate Exterior": Dorothy Parker, the Female Body, and Strategic Doubling; 3 -- "First Aid to Laughter": Jessie Fauset and the Racial Politics of Smartness; 4 -- The Indestructible Glamour Girl: Dawn Powell, Celebrity, and Counterpublics; 5 -- "Scratch a Socialist and You Find a Snob": Mary McCarthy, Irony, and Politics; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
774279007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813551784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtw8t
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774279007

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