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Where the world is not : cultural authority and democratic desire in modern American literature

Author: Kim Savelson
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Savelson, Kim.
Where the world is not.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)648804713
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Savelson
ISBN: 9780814207468 0814207464 9780814291894 0814291899
OCLC Number: 290438996
Description: xii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Democracy stumbling: inventing democratic desire, and the will to believe --
A plea for pure culture: the pure science ideal --
The romance for process: means meets ends in Frank Norris's McTeague --
"Where the world is not": cultural interest and disinterest in Willa Cather's The professor's house --
Classes and masses: Willa Cather's "Purely cultural studies" and the "New commercialism" --
"Missionaries of culture": Du Bios' "Higher aims" in Ellison's Invisible man.
Responsibility: Kim Savelson.
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