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The 1930s

Gordon Hutner

in What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832271
eISBN:
9781469605210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887752_hutner.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter provides an alternative way of reading the fiction of this decade. The author begins by restating the special circumstances under which 1930s historiography has been written, and then ... More


Heroines and emancipation

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter builds on historical research to elucidate the social and legal status and the everyday lives of women of all classes, aspects that informed fiction about women and their representation, ... More


A Last Note on the Nuclear Family

Susan Honeyman

in Perils of Protection: Shipwrecks, Orphans, and Children's Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496819895
eISBN:
9781496819932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819895.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Against confining practices, young persons have always demonstrated ademocratic capacity that needs not only to be expressed, but exercised at will. Ending on a positive note with one fictional model ... More


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