Rethinking Class: Literary Studies and Social Formations

Rethinking Class: Literary Studies and Social Formations

by Wai-chee Dimock

ISBN-10: 0231076002

ISBN-13: 9780231076005

Pub. Date: 11/15/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Product Details

Columbia University Press
Publication date:
The Social Foundations of Aesthetic Forms Ser.
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
1The Social Constitution of "Class": Toward a History of Classificatory Thinking15
2Class, Gender, and a History of Metonymy57
3Literary Critics as Intellectuals: Class Analysis and the Crisis of the Humanities107
4Regionalism and the Upper Class150
5White Kids and No Kids at All: Languages of Race in Antebellum U.S. Working-Class Culture175
6Hawthorne and the Making of the Middle Class215
7Class and Literature: The Case of Romantic Chartism239
8The Syntax of Class in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's The Silent Partner267

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