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作者 Jones, Gavin Roger, 1968-
書名 American hungers : the problem of poverty in U.S. literature, 1840-1945 / by Gavin Jones
出版項 Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008
國際標準書號 9780691127538 (acid-free paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  810.9355 J7163am 2008    在架上  -  30500101351560
說明 xvi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
系列 20/21
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-217) and index
Introduction The Problem of Poverty in Literary Criticism -- Beggaring Description: Herman Melville and Antebellum Poverty Discourse -- Paradigms of Poverty and Pauperism -- Literary Uses and Abuses of Poverty -- The Ambivalence of Thoreau and Davis -- Redburn and Israel Potter: Transatlantic Counterparts -- Melville's Sketches of the Mid-1850s -- Poor Pierre -- Problems of Need in The Confidence-Man -- Being Poor in the Progressive Era: Dreiser and Wharton on the Pauper Problem -- Writing Poverty -- The Persistence of Pauperism -- What's the Matter with Hurstwood? -- The Class that Drifts -- Fear of Falling -- The Feminization of Poverty -- Poor Lily -- Class and Gender -- The Depression in Black and White: Agee, Wright, and the Aesthetics of Damage -- Understanding the Depression -- Agee's Uncertainty -- Damage and Disadvantage -- The Beauty and Erotics of Poverty -- Race, Class, and Poor Richard -- American Hunger -- Delinquent Identity.
主題 American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Poverty in literature
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Social classes in literature
Literature and society -- United States -- History
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