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Sex in the Age of Fordism: The Standardization of Sexual Objects

Benjamin Kahan

in The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607818
eISBN:
9780226608006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608006.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores industrialization as an etiology of sexuality, charting how the compartmentalization of sexuality develops around sexual object choice. Taking a hint from scholars like John ... More


/ Holding On to the Sentimental in Winesburg, Ohio

Ritzenberg Aaron

in The Sentimental Touch: The Language of Feeling in the Age of Managerialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245529
eISBN:
9780823252558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245529.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 3 examines Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio (1919), a text that was written when managerial capitalism was in full emergence, and when the literary influence of the American sentimental ... More


Ohio Departures: George as Progressive Youth in Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio

John James and Tom Ue

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes displayed and the choices made by George Willard, the protagonist in Sherwood Anderson's 1919 book Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, as a ... More


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