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Maximum feasible participation : American literature and the war on poverty

Author: Stephen Schryer
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018.
Series: Post 45.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the literary legacy of the War on Poverty, showing how American writers developed an anti-formalist art that dovetailed with President Lyndon Johnson's call for more client involvement in Great Society welfare programs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schryer, Stephen.
Maximum feasible participation.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017037235
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Schryer
ISBN: 9781503606081 1503606082
OCLC Number: 1002693140
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages)
Contents: Introduction : maximum feasible participation --
Jack Kerouac's delinquent art --
Black Arts and the Great Society --
Legal services and the cockroach revolution --
Writing urban crisis after Moynihan --
Civil rights and the Southern folk aesthetic --
Who belongs in the university? --
Conclusion : working-class community action.
Series Title: Post 45.
Responsibility: Stephen Schryer.

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"The works analyzed here-many of which I have taught often and know well-come alive in new ways as Stephen Schryer puts them in conversation with each other and with their historical era. Here's one Read more...

 
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