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American mobilities : geographies of class, race, and gender in US culture

Author: Julia Leyda
Publisher: Bielefeld : Transcript, [2016] ©2016
Series: American studies (Transcript (Firm)), Bd. 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American Mobilities investigates representations of mobility - social, economic, geographic - in American film and literature during the Depression, WWII, and the early Cold War. With an emphasis on the dual meaning of "domestic, " referring to both the family home and the nation, this study traces the important trope of mobility that runs through the "American" century. Juxtaposing canonical fiction with popular,  Read more...
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Leyda, Julia.
American mobilities : geographies of class, race, and gender in US culture.
Bielefeld, [Germany] : transcript, ©2016
215 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Leyda
ISBN: 9783839434550 3839434556 9783837634556 3837634558
OCLC Number: 936962932
Notes: A published record of the author's doctoral research, completed at the University of Washington between 1995 and 1998, and then substantially revised over subsequent years.
Title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost, viewed on Sept. 30, 2016).
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Contents: Reading white trash : class, race, and mobility in Faulkner and Le Sueur --
Incorporation and embodiment : gender, race, and space in Hurst and Himes --
Who's got the car keys? : geographic, economic, and social mobility in the magic kingdom of Los Angeles --
Black-audience westerns : race, nation, and mobility in the 1930s --
Space, class, city : imagined geographies of Maud Martha --
Home on the range : space, nation, and mobility in The searchers.
Series Title: American studies (Transcript (Firm)), Bd. 14.
Responsibility: Julia Leyda.
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American Mobilities investigates representations of mobility - social, economic, geographic - in American film and literature during the Depression, WWII, and the early Cold War.  Read more...

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