Fantasies of the new class : idelogies of prfessionaliam in poat-world War II American fiction (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Fantasies of the new class : idelogies of prfessionaliam in poat-world War II American fiction

Author: Stephen Schryer
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Schryer
ISBN: 9780231157575 0231157576
OCLC Number: 868319688
Awards: Winner of Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book 2017
Description: 278 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Fantasies of the New Class 1. The Republic of Letters: The New Criticism, by Harvard Sociology 2. "Life Upon the Horns of the White Man's Dilemma": Ralph Ellison, by Gunnar Myrdal 3. Mary McCarthy's Field Guide to U.S. Intellectuals: Tradition and Modernization Theory in Birds of America 4. Saul Bellow's Class of Explaining Creatures: Mr. Sammler's Planet and the Rise of Neoconservatism 5. Experts Without Institutions: New Left Professionalism in Marge Piercy and Ursula K. Le Guin 6. Don DeLillo's Academia: Revisiting the New Class in White Noise Afterword Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Stephen Schryer.

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Fantasies of the New Class is highly original and keenly argued. Stephen Schryer does a superb job of reconstructing concepts central to the intellectual and political debate of the era, and he Read more...

 
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