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The Resource White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel

White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel

Label
White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
Title
White Diaspora
Title remainder
the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first book to analyze our suburban literary tradition. Tracing the suburb's emergence as a crucial setting and subject of the twentieth-century American novel, Catherine Jurca identifies a decidedly masculine obsession with the suburban home and a preoccupation with its alternative--the experience of spiritual and emotional dislocation that she terms "homelessness." In the process, she challenges representations of white suburbia as prostrated by its own privileges. In novels as disparate as Tarzan (written by Tarzana, California, real-estate developer Edgar Rice Burroughs), Richar
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Jurca, Catherine
Dewey number
  • 813
  • 813.509321733
  • 813/.509321733
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS374.S82 J87
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • American fiction
  • Suburban life in literature
  • Segregation in literature
  • Suburbs in literature
  • Whites in literature
  • Race in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Race in literature
  • Segregation in literature
  • Suburban life in literature
  • Suburbs in literature
  • Whites in literature
  • American Literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
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Publication
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
Cover; WHITE DIASPORA; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; Tarzan, Lord of the Suburbs; CHAPTER TWO; Sinclair Lewis and the Revolt from the Suburb; CHAPTER THREE; Mildred Pierce's Interiors; CHAPTER FOUR; Native Son's Trespasses; CHAPTER FIVE; Sanctimonious Suburbanites and the Postwar Novel; EPILOGUE; Same As It Ever Was (More or Less); NOTES; INDEX
Control code
768731929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283339735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx8mq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768731929
Label
White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
Publication
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
Cover; WHITE DIASPORA; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; Tarzan, Lord of the Suburbs; CHAPTER TWO; Sinclair Lewis and the Revolt from the Suburb; CHAPTER THREE; Mildred Pierce's Interiors; CHAPTER FOUR; Native Son's Trespasses; CHAPTER FIVE; Sanctimonious Suburbanites and the Postwar Novel; EPILOGUE; Same As It Ever Was (More or Less); NOTES; INDEX
Control code
768731929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283339735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx8mq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768731929

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