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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

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White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
Title
White Diaspora
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the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
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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
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
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White Diaspora : the Suburb and the Twentieth-Century American Novel
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sp44
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online resource
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cr
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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
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1 online resource (247 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400824137
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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