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Sutton the Parvenu

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses how Daniel Sutton became a veritable Georgian parvenu. Greatly admired as he was for his skills as an inoculator, Sutton was aware that he was regarded socially as no more than ... More


Pariah Modernism: Estranging Narration in The Making of Americans

Amy Feinstein

in Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066318
eISBN:
9780813058450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066318.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 considers the solely-metaphorical presence of Jews in the final text of The Making of Americans. Paralleling the evolution found in Stein’s notebooks, the novel’s narrator largely abandons ... More


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