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Conclusion: A Nice Place to Visit

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the separation of spheres and the elaborate etiquette of refinement that seemed prudish rather than prudent to many well-to-do Americans in the early twentieth century. The ... More


“In Her Full Courage and Dignity”: Alice Childress and the Struggle against Black Women’s Triple Oppression

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter builds upon the works of James Smethurst, Alan Wald, William J. Maxwell, and Bill V. Mullen by reading Alice Childress’s 1950s writings in the context of her Left activism and her ... More


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