Vanishing Moments: Class and American Literature

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Vanishing Moments analyzes how various American authors have reified class through their writing, from the first influx of industrialism in the 1850s to the end of the Great Depression in the early 1940s. Eric Schocket uses this history to document America s long engagement with the problem of class stratification and demonstrates how deeply America s desire to deny the presence of class has marked even its most labor-conscious cultural texts. Schocket offers careful readings of works by Herman Melville, Rebecca Harding ...

Vanishing Moments: Class and American Literature 2006, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472031870

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Vanishing Moments: Class and American Literature 2006, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472115693

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